Summary: Performs routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Interprets physician's orders and secures a requisition before performing test.
Obtains the correct amount and type of specimen.
Draws blood from patient's finger, ear lobe, or vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples.
Conducts quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of body fluids such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid, under supervision of medical technologist.
Performs blood counts.
Conducts blood tests for transfusion purposes.
Completes appropriate routing, handling, and processing of various medical specimens.
Performs tests in an accurate and timely manner.
Informs physicians of lab results.
Documents all requests and results of lab work accurately.
Recognizes abnormalities and notifies physician immediately.
Performs daily quality control and cleaning procedures per guidelines.
Orders and stocks supplies as needed.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Analytical - Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures. Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
ProjectManagement - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Team Work - Gives and welcomes feedback; Puts success of team above own interests.
Written Communication - Presents numerical data effectively.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Visionary Leadership - Inspires respect and trust; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
Business Acumen - Aligns work with strategic goals.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures. Diversity - Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others.
Organizational Support - Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.
Adaptability - Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals.
Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software and Database software.
Certificates and Licenses:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather);work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather);extreme heat (non-weather);risk of electrical shock and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to smell
Internal Number: 613
About Chase County Community Hospital
Chase County Community Hospital, a 20-bed Critical Access Hospital with attached Rural Health Clinic is located in Imperial, NE with a satellite clinic located in Wauneta, NE. Chase County Community Hospital has a significant opportunity for growth in its market area and is seeking individuals to cultivate that growth. Chase County values an environment that is safe while providing quality opportunities in education, sports, family life and recreation. Chase County is recognized for the progressive attitude of its residents and the pride found in its strong agricultural based communities.