Medical Lab Tech or Medical Technologist - full-time Nights (7 on / 7 off)Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster, WI
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Grant Regional Health Center is a critical access hospital and clinic located in Lancaster Wisconsin. We are a progressive and growing facility! Our newly opened 47,800 square foot expansion showcases a new med/surg department, new space for our growing multi-specialty clinic, state-of-the art radiology department with in-house MRI, expanded emergency department with enclosed ambulance garage and a rooftop heliport.
Our expanded surgery department features two updated, modern operating rooms, pre- and post-surgical areas, teaching consultation room, as well as dedicated entrance and waiting area. Our Physicians, anesthesia and surgery staff are committed to providing our patients an exceptional surgical experience. They strive to promote a culture-driven environment of excellence, quality, compassion and dignity.
Please join us to experience the difference. Other enhancements include a new main entrance with amenities such as our gift shop, Perfect Blend coffee shop, healing garden, history and donor recognition wall and additional parking for staff and patients. An additional 39,000 square feet of renovated space wraps up the construction project and symbolizes our commitment to the patient-centered model of care.
We are honored to have achieved 5 Star Rating in Patient Experience for 2 years in a row! That designation puts us in the top 6% of hospitals in the nation! We have also recently achieved Overall 5 Star Rating
We are located in BEAUTIFUL, scenic, and peaceful Southwest Wisconsin. The rolling hills offer lots of opportunity for the sports enthusiast (biking, hiking, ATV/UTV trails, running/walking). The Mississippi is literally 15 minutes from our hospital and offers fantastic boating, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing and amazing fishing too! Ski resorts within 30 minutes of our facility. Madison WI is 1.5 hours, Dubuque IA is 30 minutes, Chicago IL is 3.5 hours.....we're in the heart of the Tri-States!
Full-time position .9 FTE (36 hours per week). Night shift is 9:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday and Friday shift is 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Weekend shift is 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The typical work week for these positions will be 7 on and 7 off starting Thursday night and working through the following Wednesday morning. $3.00/hour shift premium. Daytime hours will be required during orientation. Holiday rotation is required.
The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for the management of the laboratory functions which include the general procurement and dispatch of specimens, quality control procedures, and fiscal management. The Laboratory Technologist identifies, prepares, and instructs patients prior to, during, and after collecting specimens. The Laboratory Technologist performs phlebotomy collections using patient age-specific assessments. The Laboratory Technologist has skills in the areas of body fluid analysis, hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology, serology, and coagulation. The Laboratory Technologist manages the blood bank, performs miscellaneous functions, and complies with health and safety policies. The Laboratory Technologist communicates with the patient, family, registered nurse, and other members of the healthcare team.
Department is currently staffed 24/7/365. Call coverage is limited to unexpected changes in schedule. Call response time is 30 minutes.
Duties Include (not an exhaustive list):
*Perform phlebotomy and/or specimen collection – such as: capillary collection; arterial puncture; and aseptic blood culture collection
*Manage laboratory testing - executes quality control procedures. Also performs the following: hematology testing; blood chemistry testing; blood gas analysis; urinalysis; analysis of body fluids; blood bank services; coagulation testing; microbiology testing; serology testing and miscellaneous laboratory testing
*Demonstrate organizational skills - prioritize patient care responsibilities; gives rationale for clinical decisions
*Demonstrate communication responsibilities – communicate patient information to physician, nurse, or other health care professionals.
*Demonstrate ability to adapt to emergency situations
*Compliance with health and safety standards and guidelines
Must be certified or eligible for certification as medical lab technician, medical technologist or equivalents. ASCP certification preferred. Previous experience is preferred.
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