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Medical Technologist III, Point of Care Testing (POCT MT III)

Company: Valley Health
Location: Romney
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 III, Point of Care Testing (POCT MT Ill), is responsible for the quality control and calibration procedures of Point of Care Testing (POCT) devices, as well as the competency, training, and re-education of employees who use POCT devices. The POCT MT Ill also performs waived and non-waived testing. This role requires travel to, and support of, all POCT sites within Valley Health.
Responsibilities and Duties
Provides POCT Medical Technologists and device users with troubleshooting support for problems in testing or quality control performance. Performs competency assessments, training and re-education with POCT device users. Accurately performs waived and non-waived tests and consistently performs and documents all related quality control and calibration procedures related to the testing. Performs required maintenance and troubleshooting for POCT devices and tests. Manages inventory and rotates POCT supplies. Completes daily data review and prepares monthly data reports for review. 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
Valid driver's licensure and reliable transportation required
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 travel to all Point of Care Testing sites within Valley Health 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 precept 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

Keywords: Valley Health, Germantown , Medical Technologist III, Point of Care Testing (POCT MT III), Healthcare , Romney, Maryland

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