Overview: OHC seeks a self-directed professional Med Tech or Medical Lab Scientist to provide complex and compassionate care in a high acuity Outpatient Oncology Infusion Specialty office. Responsibilities include accurately performing specimen analysis, instrument maintenance, and quality control procedures including moderate complexity laboratory tests. Initiates and follows quality assurance and safety policies and procedures. Trains employees in laboratory procedures. May act as primary operator for at least one laboratory instrument. Acts as a resource for laboratory science information. May oversee daily laboratory activities in absence of supervisor. Performs clinical tests used in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases. Demonstrates the clinical thinking and technical skills needed to assess the appropriateness of results and the need for retesting or equipment recalibration. Performs and monitors specialized diagnostic laboratory tests. Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines.
OHC is leading the region in quality, value-based care while providing compassionate and personalized medicine at the right time, the right place and the right treatment for every patient.
We offer a team-focused environment, competitive pay, limited weekends, strong benefits package including employer contributions for HSA and 401K, paid time off, paid holidays and support for continuing education and development.
About the company: OHC has served as the region's premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs in Southwest Ohio area for over 30 years. Serving patients close to home through our Cancer Centers of Excellence in Fairfield, Hamilton, West side of Cincinnati, Blue Ash, Kenwood, and Eastgate, Ohio. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient's medical and personal needs. Responsibilities: -Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results. -Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens. -Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment. Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated. -Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators, and reagents. -Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year. -Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance. Processes specimens for send-out testing. -Follows the laboratory's policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor. Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. -Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists. Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up. -Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing. Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed. Restocks the laboratory area as needed. -Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. -Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens. -Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting. -Charts patient results in a timely manner as needed. -Trains employees in laboratory procedures. -May act as primary operator for at least one laboratory instrument. -Participates in development of new instruments and procedures as needed. -Acts as a resource for laboratory science information. -May oversee daily laboratory activities of in the absence of supervisor. -Complies with quality assurance standards. -Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures. Complies with applicable regulatory agency standards. -Properly disposes of hazardous materials. -Maintains a clean working environment. -Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
-Performs CLIA classified Moderate complexity testing with minimal supervision Qualifications: The ideal candidate is empathetic, highly organized, friendly, flexible and able to multi-task. Position requirements include:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related health care field.
Current state license if required. AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred.
Position is entry level and requires no experience.
Licensure and certification requirements depend on the state.