Garnet Health

Clinical Laboratory Technician/Technologist - Core Lab

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(5/24/2021 2:46 PM)
ID
2021-21699
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
US-NY-Middletown
# of Openings
4
Category
Laboratory
FTE
PDM
Shift (1) : Shift Type
4 - All Per diem
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

Responsibilities

LAB TECHNICIAN:

Performs, evaluates, records and reports clinical laboratory tests used in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients on a variety of body fluids and biologic specimens.  Recognizes problems and/or potential for problems within the assigned section regarding instruments, computers, and inventories.  Displays sound, supportive and independent judgement to resolve issues equitably.

 

LAB TECHONOLOGIST:Performs, evaluates, records and reports clinical laboratory tests used in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients on a variety of body fluids and biologic specimens.  Recognizes problems and/or potential for problems within the assigned section regarding instruments, computers, and inventories.  Displays sound, supportive and independent judgement to resolve issues in the absence of a supervisor.

Qualifications

LAB TECHNICIAN:

Minimum Education: A.A.S. degree in Medical Technology.

 

Minimum Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates of approved Medical Laboratory Technology ( MLT) Programs will be considered.

Required Certification/Registration: ASCP preferred. NYS MLT license or eligible required. If not licensed, NYS permit required within two months of hire, NYS MLT license required within one year of permit issuance.

Trainee’s without a Permit may observe, read procedures and learn processes in each section of the laboratory.
They may not under any circumstances verify any testing on patients.
They may be used for specimen processing, send outs and phlebotomy.
Once a Permit has been obtained, candidate may verify tests in areas that competency has been completed.

 

Physical Requirements: Walking, sitting and standing, most of the day. Reaches for, lifts and carries light to moderately heavy equipment and supplies. Visual acuity and color discrimination is required. Ability to communicate effectively and to comprehend conversation. Must have manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination to handle and manipulate instruments, slides, test tubes and other laboratory equipment Capable of working long hours at varied times during the day or night. Alertness required during all phases.

 

Working Conditions: Exposed to noise, odors, fumes, blood and excrement; communicable diseases, chemical, needles and biological materials most of the day. Requires detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Must perform some tests in emergency situations which could lead to a moderate amount of stress. May be required to perform functions at various locations.

 

 

LAB TECHNOLOGIST:

Minimum Education: B.S. Degree in medical technology or related science.

 

Minimum Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates of approved Medical Technology Programs will be considered.
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Required Certification/Registration: ASCP preferred. NYS MT license or eligible required. If not licensed, NYS permit required within two months of hire, NYS MT license required within one year of permit issuance.

Trainee’s without a Permit may observe, read procedures and learn processes in each section of the laboratory.
They may not under any circumstances verify any testing on patients.
They may be used for specimen processing, send outs and phlebotomy.
Once a Permit has been obtained, candidate may verify tests in areas that competency has been completed.

 

Physical Requirements: Walking, sitting and standing, most of the day. Reaches for, lifts and carries light to moderately heavy equipment and supplies. Visual acuity and color discrimination is required. Ability to communicate effectively and to comprehend conversation. Must have manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination to handle and manipulate instruments, slides, test tubes and other laboratory equipment Capable of working long hours at varied times during the day or night. Alertness required during all phases.

 

Working Conditions: Exposed to noise, odors, fumes, blood and excrement; communicable diseases, chemical, needles and biological materials most of the day. Requires detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Must perform some tests in emergency situations which could lead to a moderate amount of stress. May be required to perform functions at various locations.

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