Clinical Laboratory Technologist

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 10, 2020
Temporary Sciences and Laboratory
  • Salary: $25.25 - $39.13 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Summary


EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 29.25% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!


***LIMITED TERM EMPLOYEE - UP TO TWO (2) YEARS***

Position Summary:
Independently performs complex and sophisticated laboratory analysis according to established laboratory protocols and procedures to include, but not limited to: patient test results; calibration of equipment; quality control; preventative maintenance; troubleshooting of instruments; method validation studies; result calculations; etc. Provides meaningful data that may be used by a physician in determining the presence, extent, cause and treatment of disease. Ensures accurate test results and communication when appropriate. Assists in the training of new staff, competency of staff, and education of students performing departmental clinical rotations. The work includes the use of microscopes, chemicals, computers, complex laboratory equipment and instrumentation.


Job Requirement

Education/Experience:
Meets the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
A valid State of Nevada license as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Specialty Technologist is required or temporary employment for a period NOT exceeding six (6) months may be granted with documentation that the application for license process has been initiated. Failure to obtain and/or maintain licensure will result in termination of employment.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

  • Recent Documented pathologyexperience with EPIC.
  • Recent Documented experiencewithBeaker.
  • Recent Documented 2-3 yearsexperiencewithCerner.
    • To include, not limited
      • Front and back end tables
      • Database build and management
      • Rules build
      • XR charting
Recent Documented Managing interfaces to reference labs, and HIS experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Anatomy; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; medical technology related specifically to the department; proper handling and disposal of biohazardous waste; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Skill in:
Applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; analyzing blood, urine and other body fluid samples; using laboratory microscopes; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; Using a computer and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or an eligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Las Vegas, Nevada United States View Map