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Company: Englewood Health
Location: Englewood, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Summary: Performs and results routine and specialized assignments associated with moderate and high complexity testing (CLIA) in any area of the Laboratory, e.g. Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, or Blood bank.
 

Department: Laboratory
Location: Englewood, NJ
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evenings
Hours: 3:00pm -11:00pm (every other weekend)

Job Essentials:

  1. Performs, records, and reports specimen analysis in one section of the laboratory in a timely manner, according to departmental policies and procedures. Interprets data and answers questions from physicians, nurse and staff concerning test requirements, results, or specimen handling.
  2. Operates complex laboratory equipment requiring special skills. Performs preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment per policy.  Calibrates instruments as needed or when specified by manufacturer and/or regulations.
  3. Assesses the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures; correlates clinical information and recognizes changes that are critical to patient care, identifies probable causes for irregular and atypical findings.
  4. Follows protocol for running and documenting Quality Control and CAP required proficiency testing according to policy and procedure. Collects, evaluates, and reports quality management data in order to monitor and improve laboratory performance.
  5. Prepares stains, reagents, solutions and mounts slides for microscopic analysis as needed.  Observes and analyzes reactions.  Discusses abnormal or unusual results or other problems with supervisors and other appropriate personnel.
  6. Responds appropriately to results with the status of STAT, call results, patient waiting, or timed specimens; informs nursing unit and/or physician of critical lab values with complete documentation on report.
  7. Checks work list status on computer to make sure all work is complete and/or accounted for.
  8. Performs non-technical functions such as inventory of supplies, and maintaining a clean, orderly work area.
  9. Disposes of sharps and needles properly.
  10. Instructs and checks work of personnel of less skill and experience.  Assists in teaching students and new personnel and may participate in other teaching programs of the hospital.
  11. Interprets data and answers questions from physicians, nurses, and staff concerning test requirements, results, or specimen handling.
  12. Maintains open communication with supervisors, pathologists, and fellow employees to ensure optimal operation of department. Communicates pertinent information to other members of the health care team in a clinically relevant time frame to enhance the lab's contribution to patient care.
  13. Maintains a high level of quality and safety. 
  14. Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.
  15. Meets regulatory and annual health assessment requirements.
  16. Displays a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community.
  17. Maintains high standards of service excellence in all interactions with patients, physicians, other departments and co-workers. Demonstrate the value of team concept on a consistent basis and offers supportive assistance to co-workers.
  18. Performs other duties as required by department.

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Laboratory Science or Medical Technology.

  • 0-2 years of experience in the Laboratory.
  • Proficient in 1 specialty area of the laboratory (Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, or Microbiology).

OR

  • Associates Degree in Laboratory Science or Medical Technology.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the laboratory.
  • Proficient in 1 specialty area of the laboratory (Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, or Microbiology).

 

License/Certification/Registry:

  • ASCP (American Association of Clinical Pathologist) or AMT (American Medical Technologist) certification preferred.
***COVID Vaccination Requirement***


Englewood Health requires all newly hired team members to provide either (a) documentation of Covid-19 vaccination, or (b) documentation of receipt of Covid-19 vaccination dose #1 prior to hire date, and to complete the series within the prescribed schedule for the particular vaccination. If pursuant to option (b), a candidate is not fully vaccinated prior to their first day of work, documentation must be presented upon completion of the series as a condition of employment. A pre-employment candidate may request an exemption due to the candidate's bona fide religious belief or disability, and any offer of employment will be conditioned upon approval of the request.

 

Englewood Health is one of New Jersey's leading hospitals and healthcare networks. Composed of Englewood Hospital, the Englewood Health Physician Network, and the Englewood Health Foundation, the health system delivers nationally recognized care in a community setting to residents of northern New Jersey, New York, and beyond. The hospital, founded in 1890, consistently earns high marks for clinical excellence and patient safety. Englewood Hospital holds the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade ‘A' and is nationally recognized for nursing excellence, earning a fifth consecutive designation by the Magnet Recognition Program® in 2021. Areas of clinical excellence include cardiac surgery and cardiac care, cancer care, orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, vascular surgery, and women's health, as well as bloodless medicine and surgery. Englewood Health is an affiliate of Hackensack Meridian Health. The hospital offers an internal medicine residency program affiliated with Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, as well as a vascular surgery fellowship, pharmacy residency program, podiatry residency program, and a radiography training program. Englewood also serves as a training site for surgery, pathology, emergency medicine, anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and other medical and surgical subspecialties. Englewood Health is continually expanding services and enhancing access through the Englewood Health Physician Network, a coordinated network of more than 500 office-based and hospital-based providers at more than 100 locations in six counties in New Jersey and New York. Through the main acute-care facility, physician network, hospital outpatient departments offering imaging services in local communities, and a variety of community health and wellness programs, Englewood Health delivers a healthcare experience that puts patients at the center. For additional information, visit www.englewoodhealth.org.


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