There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger, one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 13 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Location: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital
Work Schedule: Days
Work Type: Part Time
*MLT qualifications will be considered at appropriate compensation.
Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Works under the general supervision of the appropriate Technical Specialist(s) and under the administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor or Lab Operations Director. Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*1. Demonstrates proficiency and competency in obtaining accurate results by following established procedures.
*2. Maintains an expected level of productivity. Manages multiple work processes efficiently. Completes tasks in a timely manner.
*3. Handles specimens properly. Confirms identification and specimen suitability. Uses appropriate accessioning procedures. Recognizes discrepancies on patient orders. Resolves and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
*4. Performs and records instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control. Replenishes reagents and supplies according to established protocols.
*5. Follows established reporting procedures, computerized, verbal, and manual as appropriate. Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
*6. Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications (including laboratory and hospital computer systems and the internet) as needed for job functionality.
*7. Assists in the training and orientation of new employees.
8. Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
9. Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.
*10. Knows and abides by GHS and GML policies and procedures including compliance policies.
11. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
*Denotes essential job functions.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology required or three years of college and completion of one year CAHEA accredited school of medical technology required, or Bachelor of Science in chemistry, biological or physical sciences plus one year of experience/training in the specialty/subspecialty in which the tests are performed required, or three years of accredited college course work and completion date in compliance with Pennsylvania clinical laboratory regulation required, or performed duties of a medical technologist prior to June 14, 1974, and with continuous (full- or part-time) pertinent, clinically related laboratory employment since that date required, or passed proficiency exam given by the HHS (formerly HEW) with designation as a clinical laboratory technologist required.
Up to three months on the job to reach acceptable level of performance required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Possible exposure to infection from disease bearing specimens. Exposure to odorous
chemicals and specimens. Must comply with applicable safety procedures. Physical demands:
Standing: remaining on one's feet in an upright position. Handling: Seizing, holding,
grasping, or otherwise working with hands. Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise
working with fingers. Vision requirements: Able to pass standardized color vision test.
Protective Equipment (as required by procedure performed): Eye protection, face
protection, lab coat, non-sterile medical gloves.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.