WellStar Health Systems Medical Lab Tech - Lab - FT Evenings in LaGrange, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Medical Laboratory Technician performs tests requiring limited skill and responsibility and exercises independent judgment minimally, as competency is demonstrated.

  • Accuracy: Maintains acceptable accuracy in-patient, quality assurance, proficiency and competency testing.

  • Critical Thinking: Uses clinical/theoretical knowledge to analyze, investigate, interpret and report lab data.

  • Job Knowledge: Maintains current personal training, education and practice of policies and procedures.

  • Productivity: Practices organizational skills for efficient of time, materials, cost and availability of lab data.

  • Communication: Practices information monitoring, investigation, resolution and hand-off to team members.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Must have associates or Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related science, except for HEW.

Required Minimum Certification: MLT or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by Georgia Department of Community Health. (ASPC, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by the Georgia Department of Community Health) AAB certified individuals must have completed a formalized training program that includes clinical rotations or have three years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician in a hospital laboratory. For persons who possess the technician qualifications and have recently moved into the state or completed the academic and/or training requirements, they may be temporarily classified once as technicians for eighteen (18) months to afford them an opportunity to successfully complete an approved qualifying examination.

Required Minimum Experience: One year of Laboratory experience preferred.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Lab

Facility WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

Category Allied Health

City LaGrange

Shift Evenings

State Georgia