Under the supervision of the Clinical Director, the Medical Technologist performs diagnostic testing according to the physician orders that are authorized by the laboratory director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual's education, training, or experience and technical ability. Maintains laboratory equipment, performs quality assessments and organizes workload to facilitate completion of tests in the allotted time frame. May assist in the guidance, training and orienting of lab employees and students as per the laboratory director's approval.
Provides positive leadership creating harmonious and effective working environment within the department.
Seeks out opportunities presented in gaining knowledge which will foster development or acceptance of new concepts and ideas.
Successfully performs venipunctures on difficult patients of all ages, and makes appropriate judgments concerning specimen quality.
Accurately performs testing in all assigned departments.
Handles routine troubleshooting and communicates necessary information to other shifts and interdepartmentally when appropriate.
Performs required QC according to the SOP, documents corrective action, and makes appropriate decisions regarding patient results.
Processes proficiency samples in the normal flow of work in a section.
Documents critical values, and releases results to outside parties according to policy and confidentiality guidelines.
Participates in annual departmental and facility competency testing.
Maintains current certification with National Registry.
Attends and participates in in-service education programs and departmental meetings and demonstrates a willingness to keep current by attending workshops, or reading literature.
Performs special assignments which may include training new employees or students, acting as supervisor of the lab in absence of laboratory director, and performing assigned tasks.
Has working knowledge of the computer and LIS systems.
Interacts positively and cooperatively with patients, visitors, physicians and employees ranging in age from birth to the most aged.
Supports the Medical Center’s Mission/Vision/Philosophy positively.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
Performs other essential duties as assigned.
Days, Nights, PRN
Registered Medical Technologist with appropriate credentials from ASCP, NCAMLP, AMT, ASMT or evidence of equivalent education, experience and proficiency.
Ability to operate and interpret results from the available laboratory instrumentation.
Ability to relate medical knowledge to test situations.
Ability to communicate well with patients, medical staff, peers and all customers.
Must be able to assess patients throughout all stages of life from newborn to 105+ years of age regarding physical and psychological needs and limitations.
Be able to read, interpret and adhere to the laboratory's established policies and procedures concerning all areas of the laboratory.
Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work within the established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the hospital/clinic.
English sufficient to provide and receive instructions/directions.
Internal Number: 169
About Western Missouri Medical Center
WMMC is a fully-accredited acute care facility located in Warrensburg, Missouri. As a not-for-profit, county medical center, WMMC offers comprehensive health care services to residents of Johnson County and west central Missouri.
Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a hospital in Warrensburg, MO, dedicated to providing exceptional care to Johnson County and the surrounding areas. With state-of-the-art technology, board-certified providers, highly trained staff and a beautiful, modern facility, we’re proud to be your partner for health, closer to home.
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