Shift: Full time Evening position; hours 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., possible weekend and holiday shifts and possible on call.
This position must meet requirements 42 CFR 493.1489 Standard; Testing personnel qualification for HIGH complexity testing.
Applicant must be able to collect and properly handle various specimens for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Must prepare and maintain laboratory documentation for entry into patient medical records and meeting regulatory needs of the lab. Is able to perform various chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for the use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Will be required to conduct and interpret low, moderate and high complexity lab tests; maintain accuracy; to organize, analyze and evaluate new lab methodologies; to follow oral and written instructions; to exercise independent judgment.
MLS/MLT will only work within their scope of practice and perform High, Moderate, and Waived testing that they have been properly training and training has been documented. Maintain compliance with HIPAA and patient confidentiality.
Must qualify as a Medical Technologist or Technician according to CLIA 88 standards.
493.1489(b)(1) Have earned a bachelor's degree or higher in chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution.
493.1489(b)(1)(i) Have earned an associates degree in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution. Preferred certification by ASCP or equivalent.
At least one year of pertinent full-time experience or training preferred.
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About Hiawatha Community Hospital
Located in Hiawatha, Kansas, HCH is a rural 25 bed critical access hospital that prides itself on high quality care and the commitment to fully serve the community and surrounding area.