Medical Laboratory Technician

US-CA-Tulare
Req No.
2017-1507
Category
Clinical Laboratory
Type
Regular Full-Time
Clinical Laboratory (Tulare, CA)

Overview

Be a part of TEAM HCCA at Tulare's Hospital!      

 

HealthCare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) is a performance driven organization dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our patients, our physicians, our teammates, and our community. HCCA's vision is to develop a high quality, affordable integrated delivery system focused on improving the wellness and health of the community. Our goal is to be recognized as the best integrated delivery system in the country by being the BEST place to work, practice and receive care.  

 

Tulare's hospital's commitment to providing greater access to medical care is demonstrated through its Medical Offices located in Tulare and also the nearby community of Earlimart. Its first-class Evolutions Fitness & Wellness Center epitomizes Tulare hospital's fresh approach to health and wellness. 

 

Mission:

To develop a best-in-class, performance-driven, integrated delivery systems focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.

 

Vision

Provide high quality, lower cost integrated delivery system focused on wellness and improving the health status of the community.  To be recognized as one of the best integrated delivery systems in the county. 

 

* Best place to work.

 

* Best place to practice.

 

* Best place to receive care. 

 

Values: 

* Honesty and integrity.

* Innovation and creativity.

* High quality, lower cost care.

* Service excellence.

* Results-oriented.

* Team-work and mutual accountability.

* Forward-thinking.

* Culturally competent team and organization. 

 

We offer a competitive compensation package, benefits package and a pleasant work environment. Our current benefit package includes: health insurance (medical EPO or PPO; dental and vision), 401k, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, (medical and daycare), vacation, sick and holiday programs. Benefits package offered to full time and part time employees. 

 

HCCA is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Under direct supervision of a Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist the Medical Laboratory Technician perform tests and examinations classified as waived and moderate complexity by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the specialties of chemistry, including routine chemistry, urinalysis, endocrinology and toxicology; hematology including coagulation; microbiology, including bacteriology, mycobacteriology, mycology, parasitology and virology; and immunology, including syphilis serology and general immunology, with the exception of those moderate complexity tests requiring microscopy, or in the specialty of immunohematology.

 

Essential Functions

  • Performs phlebotomy, but shall not perform skin tests for specific diseases pursuant to Section 1242 of the Business and Professions Code.
  • Perform tests and examinations under the supervision of a licensed physician and surgeon, or a doctoral scientist, clinical laboratory bio-analyst, clinical laboratory scientist, or clinical laboratory specialist licensed under Chapter 3
  • On-site supervision shall be required during the entire time the medical laboratory technician performs moderate complexity clinical laboratory tests or examinations.
  • Report test results and perform phlebotomy only after competency has been documented by the laboratory director pursuant to Section 1209(e) of the Business and Professions Code.
  • Supervise Limited Phlebotomy Technicians or Certified Phlebotomy Technicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follows HCCA rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws, and standards.
  • Carries out the mission, vision, and values of HCCA.

Qualifications

Experience, Education & Competency Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
  • Associate degree or 60 semester or equivalent quarter units in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science with specific course requirements: 36 semester or equivalent quarter units in physical or biological sciences, 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in Chemistry, 6 semester or equivalent quarter units in Biology.
  • California State licensure as a Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Self-motivates to perform department tasks as needed  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to make decisions using discretion and independent judgment.
  • Able to prioritize, multi-task and manage time to meet deadlines and time constraints.
  • Must work well with all levels of persons and personalities. 

 

Physical Requirements & Work Environment

 

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing (Constantly)
  • Sitting (Constantly)
  • Standing (Frequently)
  • Talking (Constantly)
  • Walking (Frequently)
  • Near Vision (Constantly)
  • Far Vision (Constantly)
  • Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment (Constantly)

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