Feb 28, 2024

MLT, Laboratory

  • CarolinaEast Health System
  • New Bern, NC, USA
Laboratory

Job Description

About CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete complement of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,600 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees.

Job Summary: Performs a variety of routine and advanced laboratory tests and procedures ranging from waived to high complexity testing, in one or more sections of the Clinical Laboratory. Professional application of the principles, theories and techniques of medical technology are used to produce reliable test results that aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment.

Minimum Requirements: At least one of the following education and/or experience qualifications is required:

  1. Associate degree in laboratory science (chemical or biological science) or medial laboratory technology from an accredited institution OR
  2. Equivalent laboratory training and experience meeting the requirements defined in the CLIA regulation 42CFR493.1489:
    1. 60 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited institution that, at a minimum, includes either:
      1. 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses OR
      2. 24 semester hours of science courses that include: six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination; AND
      3. Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLS, or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60 semester hours listed above), OR
      4. At least three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
  3. Must be registered or eligible for registration through a nationally recognized certification agency.
  4. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care in his/her assigned department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status. The individual must interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, providing the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.