Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
January 25, 2023
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type
PRN  

Description

Tech-Lab MLT II

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Medical Group of the Carolinas
  • MGC-Occupational Health-Westside
  • Per Diem - Days - PRN 8am-5pm
  • Clinical Technicians
  • Job Grade 019
  • Req #: 47676

Summary

Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP Certified)

Job Summary

Using established standards and practices performs qualitative and quantitative analysis on blood, body fluids, and tissues at a physician's request to provide information in the diagnosis and treatment of a patient's condition.  Must be able to provide and understand the specific communication, developmental and treatment needs of patients, families, and visitors, ranging in age from early to late adult. 

  • SRHS Pathology Department receives specimens from all SRHS hospital campuses, over 100 specialty physician practices, from the Gibbs Cancer Center, and ambulatory surgery centers in Spartanburg County.
  • On the job training with experienced MLT.
  • Responsive Management
  • Newly renovated labs - everything is less than 2 years old! The team is looking to expand on technology, space and equipment.

Job Core Responsibilities:

  • Decisions concerning sample collection and handling
  • Daily instrument maintenance and quality control
  • Sample testing
  • Collection and interpretation of data
  • Maintenance of accurate records and reporting of data
  • Knowledge of critical values
  • Must follow established standards and practices, performs various quantitative and qualitative clinical laboratory studies to comply with physician requests for analyses of various blood, body fluids and tissues, in order to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Must be able to provide and understand the specific communication, developmental and treatment needs of patients, families and visitors ranging in age from neonate-birth to geriatric.
  • While these standards are intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify add/or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.
  • Compliance: understands and complies with the Standards of Behavior and department policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Troubleshooting
  • Moderate chemical, biological and/or low-level radiation exposure.
  • Communication skills are necessary for consultative interaction with other members of the health care team, technical service matters and patient education.
  • Moderate lifting (up to 50 lbs) or equivalent effort applied in pushing, pulling, or other job activities
  • Must possess ability to withstand the stress and demands of an active position.
  • Must possess ability to withstand the extensive periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending and sitting.
  • Must possess manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination, adequate vision and hearing.
  • Must possess ability to perform accurately and efficiently in any situation.
  • Must possess ability to make decisions and use appropriate judgment.
  • Must possess ability to utilize complex instrumentation on counters of 36” height.
  • Must possess ability to cooperate as a team member with positive interactions.
  • Must be able to work irregular/flexible hours.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of work-related information.
  • Must maintain credentials and licensure.
  • Must be trained and maintain competency on limited procedures in the Highly Infectious Disease Testing.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Vision requirements: must be able to pass a color vision test.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • ASCP registered with limited experience
  • Associate degree from an accredited MLT Program

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 1 to 3 years in a hospital laboratory

 

Additional Information

Medical Group of the Carolinas (MGC) is a Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s physician group, made up of more than 600 physicians in more than 29 specialties and 38 primary care; serving Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. MGC has 90 locations, which include primary care, family medicine, internal medicine, specialties, pediatric OB/GYN practices, women’s services locations, and immediate care.

The medical network of practices includes family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, immediate care, emergency medicine, inpatient medicine, allergy, medical weight loss, cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, surgery, gynecologic oncology, infectious disease, maternal fetal medicine, occupational health, oncology, hematology, orthopedic surgery, palliative care, pediatric critical care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, plastic surgery, psychiatry, radiation oncology, rheumatology, vascular access and wound care.

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