Encompass Health Careers

Lab Technologist - Full Time

Lexington, Kentucky
Other clinical


Job Description

The Medical Technologist (MT) is responsible for the performance, evaluation, and correlation of test procedures and assists in the selection and evaluation of test methods. The MT participates in the educational and professional development of laboratory personnel and new employees and may participate in the performance of routine administrative and non-routine technical functions.

Job code: 100556
License or Certification: - Current licensure or certification as a Medical Technologist in areas in which testing is performed. Education, Training and Years of Experience: - Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred - Minimum one year of lab work, preferably includes hospital training, and one year of phlebotomy. Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - OSHA Classification I: Required job tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues or potential spills or splashes. Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens, infectious and contagious disease and environmental hazards. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 2050 Versailles Road, Lexington 40504
Shift: Day Job
Job ID: 1821364