Job Description

Position Purpose:  Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, including (but not limited to) the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Serology, and Phlebotomy. 

Shift: This position is a Night shift position.  Shifts are typically 12 hour shifts.  The department operates on day, evening, night and weekend shifts.  Applicant should expect to occasionally pick up shifts outside of night shift hours.  Pinckneyville Community Hospital is in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

Responsibilities: Perfrom duties of a phlebotomist, EKG technician and MT or MLT. Other duties include: Collect blood samples from patients such as drawing blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods; Accurate completion of Chain of Custody drug screens from start to finish; maintain, calibrate, and clean lab equipment, accurately upload EKG's from flash drive inot Epiphany Cardioserver; distribute EKGs inot the correct physician's folder, and distributes final over read copies to medical records and the appropriate physician; communicates effectively and professionally to provide optimal care; accurately order patients in the lab LIS system; performs and maintains QC and QA procedures for all test performed; accurately orders results and monitors timeliness of lab tests sent to the reference lab; dispose of blood, sharps, or other biohazard fluids in accordance with applicable laws; Patients are properly identified in accordance with hospital policy prior to processing of patient; accurately performs EKG testing on routin and STAT basis; accurately performs and reports the procedures listed in Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Bank, Microbiology, and Serology manuals. 


Requirements:  High school diploma or GED.  Associate in Applied Science - Medical Laboratory Technology.  Certified MT or MLT (ASCP) or equivalent.  Must have good multi-tasking skills and ability to communicate in a professional manner. Prefer 1-2 years of work experience. 

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