Medical Lab Technician
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Shawnee, OK 74802
Under general direction, performs routine and complex technical laboratory analyses using established procedures and protocols. Performs chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Performs a full range of laboratory tests from simple blood tests to more complex tests
+ Assesses specimens for correct handling and quality
+ Confirms the accuracy of test results and reports findings to physicians
Operates complex electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments
+ Performs and evaluates quality control procedures
+ Performs periodic maintenance and assists with the calibration of instruments
Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials
+ Maintains competencies and continuing education to keep informed of new developments in field
+ Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab
+ Performs other duties as assigned
Mission and Values: Utilizes SSM Health’s Values in Action and Universal Service Expectations to demonstrate and impart the mission, philosophy, values and vision in daily activities and into operational functions, processes and the environment.
Compliance with Safety Requirements: Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following established organization safety standards and by complying with all laws, regulations and other applicable guidance regarding safety.
Core Competencies :
+ Job Knowledge
+ Problem Solving and Judgement
+ Quality and Safety
Age of Patients Served : (for clinical positions only)
+ Pediatric Under 14 Years
+ Adolescent 12 – 17 Years
+ Adult 15 – 59 Years
+ Geriatric 60+ years
Must by certified as one of the following or must obtain one
of the following certifications within six months of moving into position.
+ ASCP:Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT)
+ AAB:Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Associate’s degree or two to four years of
related work experience
Physical/MentalDemands and Working Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.
+ Ability to sit orstand for extended periods
+ Ability to hear andconverse on the phone and in person
+ Ability to see fineprint and to use the computer
+ Ability to performfine motor tasks, writing, computer or phone tasks
+ Ability to safelylift up to 20 pounds
+ Ability to workwith and to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when working withblood borne pathogens or other chemicals
Knowledge,Skills and Abilities:
+ Customerservice skills
+ Abilityto perform simple to complex laboratory testing procedures
+ Knowledgeof safety, environmental and infection control methods
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital -
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital is a 102-bed acute
care facility with approximately 60 physicians and 550 health care
professionals that has been serving the health care needs of the Shawnee, Okla.
community since 1964. The hospital offers a wide range of services that include
cardiology, oncology, surgery, emergency services and urgent care. Formerly
known as Unity Health Center, SSM Health finalized an agreement to bring Unity
into our system in 2012. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital offers the community
extensive diagnostic services close to home. Additionally, it provides urgent
care services in a new location that includes in house lab services and X-ray
for the convenience of patients. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital has been
recognized for quality by Press Ganey and the Oklahoma Quality Award, and the
hospital is a Certified Healthy Business.
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex