Job Description

*Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)*is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continue to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
*West Creek Emergency Center*, a 12-bed satellite emergency center for Henrico Doctors' Hospital, was designed specifically around patient comfort. We are a 24/7 full-service emergency center located conveniently at the intersection of Route 288 and Tuckahoe Creek Pkwy, minutes away from Short Pump, West Broad Street and Patterson Ave. We are staffed with board-certified Physicians and are equipped with advanced technology to provide care for all emergencies.
*Services Offered:*
* 24/7 Full-service emergency care including pediatrics
* Care for minor illness and injury (sprains, strains, breaks, falls, coughs, colds, UTIs)
* Treatment of major medical concerns (drug overdose, burns, GYN, sepsis)
* Heart care services (chest pain, shortness of breath, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrest)
* Treatment of respiratory issues (asthma, COPD, respiratory arrest, shortness of breath)
* Neurological services (stroke, seizure, migraines, minor head injuries)
* Care and treatment of life issues (animal bites, allergic reactions, cuts, wounds)
* Emotional wellness services (acute and chronic behavioral health)
* Advanced imaging equipment including 3D mammography, CT scanner, digital ultrasound, digital diagnostic and portable X-rays
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/*Our patients are our priority, but so are_you_!* /
Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met.
* Medical and Dental coverage
* Paid Family Leave
* Matching 401(k)
* Tuition assistance
* Student loan repayment
* Family and medical flex spending accounts
* Life insurance
* Identity theft protection
* Much, much more!
*/You/*contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be a part of our *Laboratory*Family!
*Essential Medical Lab Technician (MLT) job functions and responsibilities:*
* Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.
* Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.
* Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines.Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.
* Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.
* Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This may include specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.
* Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.
* Troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.
* Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.
* Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.
* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.
* Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.
* Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.
*EDUCATION:*
* Technical/Vocational diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician/Technology program (required)
* Associates Degree (preferred)*
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