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Medical Lab Scientist

Requisition #

53898BR

Physical Location

River Falls, WI

Posted Date

08-May-2019

Dept. Name

River Falls Lab

Hours Per Week

20

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern – WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 53898
- Effectively prioritizes work assignments/tasks.- Performs analytical tests according to policies, procedures and federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA.- Evaluates results for accuracy within set guidelines and resolves complex test problems.- Recognizes, communicates, and documents results that require action according to policies and procedures.- Performs and documents routine & advanced instrument maintenance and quality control; takes appropriate remedial action. Ensures appropriate record retention.- Stocks, rotates and requests supplies (as assigned) on a regular basis to ensure proper availability in the work area. - May have oversight as a key operator of a work area.

Education

*4 year degree in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science + completion of clinical internship + certification as CLS/MT (certification must be achieved within 6 months of employment if new grad). ORHEW MT/CLS per CLIA 88OR*4 year degree in related science + certification in a lab specialty area + 2 years’ experience in appropriate analytic area* For diplomas earned outside of the United States a record of diploma/transcript

Qualification/Skills

Ability to:- Utilize communication and customer service skills in order to positively impact patient experience.- Read and understand oral and written instructions and follow established written policies and procedures. - Work independently and function effectively in a team setting. - Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within information system.- Prioritize and organize tasks/assignments and multitask as appropriate, with attention to detail.

Work Schedule

  • 20 hours/week
  • Evenings with the possibility for a Day or Night
  • Every other weekend

Location/Community Information

Ranked one of the best small cities in the country by Demographic Daily, River Falls truly is a great place to work and live. The River Falls community has the advantage of maintaining a small town atmosphere while benefiting from all the resources of the Twin Cities just 35 minutes away. River Falls is home to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Whether it is taking advantage of the recreational opportunities of the Kinnickinnic River, a nationally recognized class one trout stream, River Falls invites you to Grow with the flow as a resident of our exceptional community. River Falls offers the perfect combination of small-town comfort, wide range of outdoor and cultural activities, diverse and active downtown, and convenient access to all that the nearby Twin Cities have to offer.

River Falls:

  • Located 35 miles East of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 14,343

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

53898BR
Laboratory