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Medical Technologist- Point of Care

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the RoleMedical Technologist-Point of Care:Up to 10,000 Sign-On Bonus along with Relocation Assistance available! Be a part of a supportive culture where you can grow in your career! BJC- Children's Hospital in St. Louis, MO, - has a Point of Care position available. With this opportunity, you will be able to train RN's on a daily basis along with maintaining the competencies of the devices. This is an excellent way to interact with leadership and help with process improvement plans as well as other projects in the labs. - OverviewSt. Louis Children's Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children's hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children's provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to "do what's right for kids."Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children's commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.St. Louis Children's consistently ranks among America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children's was one of eight children's hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital's academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children's has been designated as a Magnet - hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center - (ANCC).Role PurposeThe Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practiceResponsibilities

  • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.
  • Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
  • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.
  • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.
  • Performs other Responsibilities as Assigned
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Physical/Life Sciences or related field
    • ASCP, AMT, AAB or equivalent certification or the ability to obtain certification Preferred Qualifications
      • NoneBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- - 401(k) plan- - Tuition Assistance- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer Benefits and Legal StatementBJC Total RewardsAt BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
        • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
        • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
        • 401(k) plan with BJC match
        • Tuition Assistance available on first day
        • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
        • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
        • Adoption assistanceTo learn more, go to *Not all benefits apply to all jobsThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Medical Technologist- Point of Care, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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