St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Medical Technologist/ Generalist

    Job ID
    2018-3321
    Facility Name
    Andrus
    Category
    Laboratory
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Night
    Work Shift
    12am-8am, including weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
    $33.950 per hour to $40.380 per hour, based on years of experience
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

     

    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

     

    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

     

    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

    Responsibilities

    The Medical Technologist/Generalist reports all test results in a timely manner and calls panic values to physicians and nursing units. Runs and reviews outstanding work lists and follows up on all outstanding specimens. Performs and records all Quality Control results and all required maintenance on laboratory instruments. Perform expected responsibilities of position with knowledge, competency, and appropriateness to ages of patients/customers served. Reports all test results in a timely manner and calls panic values to physicians and nursing units. Communicates any technical problems to the Department Supervisor. Communicates any problems in result reporting to the Department Supervisor. Runs and reviews outstanding work lists and follows up in all outstanding specimens. Performs and records all Quality Control results. Performs and records all required maintenance on laboratory instruments. Performs manual procedure diffs, body fluids, urinalysis.  Performs all Blood Bank testing including type and screen, cross matches and routine antibody testing. Performs Proficiency testing as part of normal workload with satisfactory results. Handles patient complaints and reports any problems to Department Supervisor. Processes Emergency Room specimen STAT from pneumatic tube. Sends out specimens to reference laboratory. Uses laboratory computer to run work lists, and broadcast results. Checks results from laboratory instruments to analyzer screens. Interprets results for neonates, infant, school age, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. Periodic review of work for compliance with SOP.

    Qualifications

    Currently licensed/registered in NYS as Clinical Laboratory Technologist. BS in Medical Technology or related science or qualified under NYS Department of Health as a Medical Technologist. Previous experience in all areas of Chemistry, Hematology and Blood Bank. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office and strong communications and interpersonal skills.

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