Medical Technologist II, Point of Care Testing (POCT MT - II)

Laboratory - 207010 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time (Primarily Day Shifts)


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Description

  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Medical Technologist II, Point of Care (POCT MT - II), is responsible for maintaining devices and tests that are capable of performing laboratory quality tests at the patients’ bedside, as well as the user management for those who use the POCT devices.
Provides device users with troubleshooting support for problems with the POCT devices and tests. Accurately performs waived and non-waived tests according to regulations and policy. Performs daily hospital rounds and data review, to include review of POCT test results, competency reviews and Quality Improvement tasks. Works with other POCT technologists and POC device users to complete required tasks. Performs training and competency assessments for POCT device users. Performs required maintenance and troubleshooting for POCT devices and tests. Assists with managing inventory and rotate current supplies. Maintains accurate records of department record logs. Ensures diagnostic testing applies The Joint Commission patient safety practices in all aspects of patient care. Ensures established safety procedures are being followed according to the OSHA regulations for blood borne pathogens and consistent use of personal protective equipment provided by the lab.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Physical, Biological, or Clinical Laboratory/Medical Technology Science required

Experience
Minimum 2 years of Healthcare/Medical clinical Laboratory experience required

Certification & Licensures
Certification through American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), or US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (formerly HEW), proficiency testing, required.

Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge/competency in the performance of diagnostic testing applying The Joint Commission patient safety practices in all aspects of patient care required
Demonstrated knowledge/competence in providing service to patients of all ages required
Ability to consistently pay attention to detail while maintaining quality and productivity required
Ability to prioritize work and situational professional demands required
Ability to preceptor staff required
Professional demeanor and communication, both verbal and written, when under stress required
Professional and respectful interaction in all situations with patients, physicians and employees required

What You Will Get:

At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program

Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.

To see the full scale of what we offer, visit valleyhealthbenefits.com.

Exclusions apply

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police and/or WV State Background and Fingerprinting (WV Cares) (applicable state)
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
116

Physical Demands
17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/Assistants