Medical Technologist II
Posted on: October 13, 2019
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through
our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match
the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make
the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your
day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that
way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional
opportunities to help our communities grow.
Performs both routine and complex laboratory analyses including
those requiring independent judgment accurately, precisely, and
efficiently through the proper use of facilities, supplies,
equipment, and resources. Involved in problem solving, teaching and
training, and supervisory assistance. Performs related duties as
assigned. All the duties, responsibilities and qualifications
documented in this job description are subject to reasonable
accommodation. This job description is not to be construed as a
detailed statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Employees of Mercy are expected to comply with all federal, state
and local regulations in addition to organization policy and
Performs all assigned routine and complex laboratory analyses
correctly as stated in procedure manuals; responsible for the
recognition and correction of errors.
Conducts established quality control procedures for analytical
tests and instrumentation; evaluates results and implements
corrective action when indicated.
Performs and documents instrument maintenance, calibration,
standardization and troubleshooting.
Reports patient results in an accurate and timely manner,
consistent with quality control criteria and quality assurance
Seeks supervisory consultation when indicated concerning unusual
results, policy or procedural questions, or instrument
Guarantees the confidentiality of patient identity and data at all
Teaches and trains new employees.
Participates in quality improvement.
Participates in continuing education to maintain proficiency in
procedures, techniques, and instrumentation.
Interacts with System employees, peers, patients and visitors in a
friendly and professional manner.
Maintains inventory control of reagents, parts and supplies.
Provides technical input regarding assessment and acquisition of
capital equipment and maintenance agreements as requested.
Performs phlebotomy when required.
Assists in developing, reviewing, updating and writing test
Maintains compliance with all appropriate regulatory and
accrediting agencies including, but not limited to, OSHA, CLIA,
COLA, CAP, and JCAHO.
Observes universal precautions consistently.
Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.
Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code,
and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed
Meets Health System attendance standards and performs all other
duties as assigned.
Completes a minimum of 10 hours CME per year.
*12 units CE annually
*Completes mandatory courses on time
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the
importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy.
That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of
Education: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related
Licensure: Certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical
Laboratory Scientist by a national certification agency.
Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Computer skills.
Organizational skills. Good communication skills. Ability to
maintain accurate and orderly records. Equipment Used: Standard
Preferred Experience: Clinical laboratory experience preferred, but
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare
Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our
way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive
health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and
employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with
exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong
sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to
deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If
that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
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