Summary: Performs, calculates and reports routine and special laboratory tests. Maintains equipment and troubleshoots problems. Evaluates results and quality control data. Serves as a resource and teaches new employees and students. Assists in evaluating new test procedures. The individual in this position must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient. In addition, she/he must possess the ability to assess patient data relative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Other information: Will consider entry level graduates of an approved associate degree program in an appropriate science field and eligibility as medical technologist.Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation. Able to communicate effectively, pleasantly, cooperatively, and discretely with patients, physicians, hospital employees, and the general public. Able to work under pressure. Willingness to increase knowledge of laboratory/hospital functions. Demonstration of creativity, initiative and problem solving.
Responsibilities: Demonstrates technical knowledge and competence in performing expected responsibilities. Ability to perform laboratory skills. Performs and evaluates maintenance systems. Implements corrective action as appropriate. Performs and evaluates quality control data and implements corrective action. Ability to identify issues and processes requiring improvement. Ability to find, organize and use resources to improve outcomes. Monitors and evaluates training progress and makes recommendations for additional training. Assists in maintenance and ordering of supplies. Helps maintain organization and cleanliness of work/storage areas. Demonstrates the ability to function productively and independently, planning and prioritizing times and tasks to complete work assignments. Ability to maintain positive performance under a variety of conditions.
Credentials: Essential: * ASCP-MEDTECH - MLT OR MT
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * Associates Degree in related field Education specialization: Essential: * Medical Technology
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.