Follows all laboratory procedures and policies, (quality control, precision, accuracy, and correlation studies, maintenance and corrective actions, preparing and evaluation of reagents, media, and standards) to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of lab services. Maintains competency in all designated areas. Utilizes knowledge of pre-analytic information/techniques to successfully perform capillary and venous blood collections. Evaluates specimen integrity and correlates tests results to the clinical picture of each individual. Responsible for the communication of test results to all clinical personnel that may be involved in care of the patient. Collaborates with clinicians or nursing personnel to correlate clinic information with testing results. Consults with pathologists or his/her designee for guidance with unexpected results. Operates, calibrates, conducts performance checks, and maintains clinical lab instruments and equipment. Recognizes and corrects basic instrument malfunctions; refers serious problems to supervisor. Participates in the completion of statistical analysis or data collection activities as assigned. Validates normal ranges, and performs statistical analysis. Provides clinical orientation and supervision for new or less skilled laboratory personnel. In the absence of the Director or Assistant Director, may provide general supervision.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
Bachelor's degree in medical technology or chemical, physical, biological sciences from an accredited college or university
Must have completed one year of full-time laboratory experience or training in the specialty or sub-specialty in which the individual performs tests
Registered by the ASCP or equivalent required
Must have ability to work well with infants, children, and adults
Must have the ability to work independently on assigned shifts
Excellent benefit package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401k retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave. Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
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About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.