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Medical Techno I - Laboratory - Microbiology - 0.6 FTE

2022-03-02
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  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Commonwealth Health - A commitment to caring can be found in the hearts and minds of the physicians, nurses and, many other employees who support patient care at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and clinics. Our organization is built on great people. In turn, we provide these skilled and dedicated caregivers with career opportunities, professional development and, a work environment that creates superior job satisfaction. Opportunities stretch across our hospital, physician network and, emergency medical services in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join a team that has been committed to caring for the local community for 150 years.

Shift for this position will be 8am-4:30pm

Perform routine and specialized moderate and high complexity laboratory tests on all types of blood and body fluid specimens under minimal supervision.  Insures accurate and reliable test results by adhering to a strict quality control program. Perform instrument function checks and preventative maintenance procedures according to department’s policies and procedures. Perform minor instrument repair as necessary.

Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution, or an associate degree in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or meet grandfather requirements under CLIA’88 personnel requirements.

One (1) to two (2) years preferred.  Precision and accuracy to perform Laboratory procedures.  Keen judgment to evaluate information against measurable criteria in the performance of tests.  Visual acuity to read instructions and examine specimens.  Form perception and color discrimination to identify cells and micro-organisms.  Manual dexterity to operate equipment.  Assist the Section Supervisor in resolving equipment problems, oversees the teaching and evaluation of students and new employees and has expertise with specific Laboratory procedures or Laboratory instrumentation.

 

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