Tower Health

Medical Lab Technician- Full Time

Job Locations US-PA-West Grove
Requisition ID
2018-16728
Hospital
Jennersville Hospital
Shift
Day shift - with rotation if needed
Department
Laboratory - Clinical
Category (Portal Searching)
Allied Health
# of Openings
1

Overview

About the Organization 

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

 

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

 

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

 

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Laboratory manager, administers services to ensure the delivery of high quality, efficient, effective patient care within the department; responsible for providing care to patients’ birth to elderly, performing all functions in a professional and ethical manner.  Follows and is held accountable to standards of process, hospital policies and procedures.

 

Performs all laboratory procedures as defined by department.  Provides support and oversight to all staff involved in the preanalytical, analytical and post analytical lab operation.  Uses critical thinking when evaluating patient results and work processes.  Operates and maintains all instrumentation, performs and oversees quality control, proficiency testing, and statistical reporting.  Participates in quality and performance improvement initiatives.  Fiscal activities such as waste reduction, performance improvement, compliance, accreditation, procedure writing and review and other projects performed as assigned.

Qualifications

Associates degree in Medical Laboratory Science required

ASCP registry required

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