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POSITION SUMMARY: The Medical Laboratory Technician performs all approved laboratory procedures in assigned areas of licensure under the direct supervision of a licensed Technologist, Section Coordinator or Director ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Maintains confidentiality of all Protected Health Information. 2. Follows established policies and procedures and fulfills regulatory requirements at all times. 3. Evaluates specimen integrity and identification prior to performing testing. 4. Accurately performs laboratory testing within specified turn-around-time requirements. 5. Actively and quickly investigates specimen problems and takes all steps necessary to resolve. 6. Performs all maintenance, quality control, corrective action and calibration procedures as required. 7. Performs analyzer troubleshooting procedures as required. 8. Reports critical test results within 30 minutes of completion, requests verbal read back and documents same. 9. Reports reference laboratory tests within specified time frames. 10. Monitors Tracker and investigates and resolves delays. 11. Carefully reviews and signs policies/procedures within specified time limits. 12. Assists Section Coordinator with evaluation of new methods, lot crossovers, and other projects as requested. 13. Maintains adequate inventory of reagents and supplies and notifies Technical Supervisor when reagents and supplies are running low. 14. Ensures continuation of care across shifts by providing and receiving shift report at each shift change. 15. Provides technical guidance to phlebotomists, nurses and physicians. 16. Communicates technical and procedural problems to Section Coordinator, Director, Emergency Department and House Supervisor as needed. 17. Answers phone and assists customers in a courteous and professional manner at all times. 18. Performs all required documentation. 19. Maintains a clean and organized work space. 20. Assists with specimen processing when needed. 21. Performs clerical duties as needed. 22. Fosters teamwork through participation in department activities and committees. 23. Actively seeks to improve knowledge, skills and abilities. 24. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered. 25. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. 26. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm. 27. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. 28. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety. 29. Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance. 30. Answers pneumatic tube & distributes specimens to proper area. 30. Other duties as assigned.Qualifications: EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: Successful completion of accredited (NAACLS, CAAHEP or ABHES) Medical Laboratory Technician training program required. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * National Medical Technician (Either ASCP, AMT,AAB or equivalent) certification preferred or eligible for certification. Employee must be certified within 18 months of hire date. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: * Two years experience as Medical Technician preferredCompany Description:At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.

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