UnityPoint Health Medical Technologist-Chemistry in Sioux City, Iowa

Performs clinical tests and procedures in one or more functional sections of the laboratory. May instruct students in the Medical Technology Program. Maintains records of performance as defined by the Laboratory’s administrative and sectional standard operating procedures.

Demonstrates technical and operational expertise

  • Interprets quality control results and instrument function

  • Completes scheduled preventive maintenance duties

  • Designated as a lead operator for a specific instrument

  • Advanced skills for special or advanced technical procedures

  • Provides assistance and guidance involving repairs, validations, and function checks

Organizes, prioritizes, executes and interprets workload

  • Acts as a resource technologist for coworkers in a specific area

  • Multiple levels of expertise in designated areas in the lab

  • Functions as a designee in the absence of a supervisor’s absence

  • Actively assists coworkers with interpretations and troubleshooting and possible follow-up corrective actions

Participates in quality assurance (QA)

  • Assists and completes investigations involving unexpected or adverse outcomes

  • Attends and participates in QA laboratory meetings

  • Supports and actively practices expectations for Pillars of Success to assure the Best Outcome for every patient and his or her family

Resource management

  • Responsible for following manufacturer’s recommended instructions for utilizing testing material and kits

  • Assists with reagent orders from vendors in the Supervisor’s absence

Technical and teaching assistance

  • Participates in the didactic and bench instruction of Clinical Laboratory Scientist students

  • Provides operational training for coworkers involving manual, automated, and organizational skills for patient testing

  • Provides knowledge acquired thru experience and training to assist new hires and current coworkers

  • Assists and monitors necessary supplies and kit availability for patient testing

Minimum Education

· Baccalaureate degree with major in Medical Technology or related science

Minimum Work Experience

· Less than one year

Required Licenses/Certifications

· Certified as a Medical Technologist by Board of Registry of ASCP or equivalent.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

· Administrative: Questions orders, phone skills

Requisition ID: 2018-45513

Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd

Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes

Posting Minimum: USD $22.11/Hr.

Name: Chemistry- SLRMC

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7-330am occasional late morning shift

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org