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MLT - Medical Lab Technician - Core Laboratory

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

MLT - Medical Lab Technician - Core Laboratory [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/MLT---Medical-Lab-Technician---Core-Laboratory_R128187/apply) *Requisition* R128187 *Market* Lorain, Ohio *Department* Core Laboratory - Lorain *Shift* Evenings/Nights *Schedule* Full-time *Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**New hires eligible for $25k sign-on bonus!**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position*Medical Lab Technicians (MLT) assist physicians and other specialists by performing all aspects of testing on blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids, the results of which can then be used to diagnose and treat patients. Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to make appropriate determinations.***Essential Job Functions*** Performs routine, moderate, and highly complex laboratory diagnostic tests.** Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to determine the presence, extent, cause, and treatment of disease.** Follows quality control programs, assuring the accuracy and reliability of test results.** Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control.** Monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instruments and equipment.** Assist with training of new employees and students in the use of lab equipment and testing procedures.** Performs computer function on both Lab Information Systems (LIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS).** Participates in continuing education in respective areas of expertise.** Assists with inventory control.**This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.***Licensing/Certification***MLT Medical Laboratory Technician Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)***Education***Must have one of the following:**Associates, Medical Lab Technology**Completed at least 60 semester hours (including six hours of chemistry and six of biology) of academic credit from a college or university accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency and have successfully completed a medical lab technician program by a nationally accredited agency**Completed a 50-week U.S. military medical laboratory training course within the past ten years***Work Experience***5 years of technical experience in a clinical laboratory setting (required)***Training***None***Skills***Active Listening**Service Orientation**Coordination**Verbal and Written Communication**Problem Solving**Customer Service**Organization**Time Management**Data Entry**Microsoft Office**Telephone Skills**Lab Information Systems**Laboratory Diagnostic Tests**Analyze data**Laboratory equipment**Quality assurance and control**Chemistry**Biology**Phlebotomy**Patient care***Working Conditions***Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur**May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse**May be required to use physical restraints**May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights**May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids***May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials***May have periods of constant interruptions**Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions**Prolonged periods of working alone*** Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.***Physical Requirements***Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%**Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 0%**Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%**Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%**Stoop/Kneel 1-33%**Crawling 0%**Climbing 0%**Balance 1-33%**Bending 1-33%**Sitting 34-66%**Walking 67-100%**Standing 67-100%***Additional Physical Requirements/Haza*rds**Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)**Perform shift work**Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder**Reach above shoulder**Repetitive arm/hand movements**Finger Dexterity**Color Vision**Acuity - far**Acuity - near**Depth perception**Use of latex products**Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents**Exposure to moving mechanical parts**Exposure to dust/fumes**Exposure to potential electrical shock**Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy**Exposure to high pitched noises**Gaseous risk exposure***Patient Population***Neonates (0-4 weeks)**Infant (1-12 months)**Pediatrics (1-12 years)**Adolescents (13-17 years)**Adults (18-64 years)**Geriatrics (65 years and older)**MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.**Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:** *Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans** *Prescription drug coverage** *Flexible spending accounts** *Life insurance w/AD&D** *Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible** *Paid time off** *Educational Assistance** *And much more ***Benefits offerings vary according to employment status***S**cheduled Weekly Hours:***36*Work Shift: *Evenings/Nights *Department: *Core Laboratory - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [recruitment@mercy.com](mailto:recruitment@mercy.com)** [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/MLT---Medical-Lab-Technician---Core-Laboratory_R128187/apply) *

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