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Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Tech - Evenings & Weekends

Medical Associates Clinic is hiring a full or part Medical Laboratory Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our Laboratory department!

Schedule: Weekend position with full or part time opportunities. Evening and weekend shifts qualify for excellent shift differential!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Performs complex chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, bacteriological, and molecular diagnostic analysis on body fluids such as blood, urine, stool, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), peritoneal fluid, and synovial fluid for a medium sized specialty health care clinic laboratory.
  • Participates on teams working on sample collections such as urine, blood, feces, and bone marrow.
  • Counsels patients on various pre-test requirements and proper collection techniques.
  • Performs venipuncture and capillary punctures on infants, children, adults, and geriatric patients; properly identify and label specimens.
  • Makes evaluations on the validity of test results that are obtained
  • Maintains proper records of the test results and patient reporting.
  • Ensures precise and accurate test results through the utilization of quality control protocols and procedures.
  • Assists in the preparation of statistical laboratory reports.
  • Prepares, maintains, and keeps laboratory supplies such as reagents.
  • Performs full maintenance of laboratory equipment and instrumentation, providing troubleshooting and repairs as needed.
  • Utilizes laboratory information systems and health information systems to access orders and result patient data; submits test results to attending physicians with strict adherence to turn around times for Routine and STAT testing.
  • Processes, packages, prepares laboratory send-out testing to multiple resource laboratories such as MAYO, LabCorp, Myriad, NeoGenomics, Quest, MercyOne and Billion to One/Unity.
  • Advises providers on proper additional testing algorithms, significantly contributing to positive patient outcomes.

Location: Primarily located in Dubuque, IA - East Campus

Full Time Benefits Package Includes: 

  • Single or Family Health Insurance with discounted premium rates for wellness program participation.
  • 401k with immediate matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of pay + additional annual Profit Sharing)
  • Flexible Paid Time Off  Program (24 days off/year)
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage, Short Term Disability Coverage, Dental Insurance, etc.

What Skills You Bring:

  • Outstanding attention to process and detail
  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Apply critical technical and thinking skills
  • Dependable and able to perform under stress
  • Exceptional customer service: courteous, tact, and diplomacy
  • Passion and dedication for the work you do
  • Teamwork and ability to collaborate with colleagues
  • Interpersonal Skills: Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization, generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining information which may require some discussion.

Qualifications You Have:
Experience: One to three years of similar or related experience. Experience preferred, but not required.

Education: MLT or MLS certification (or equivalent) required. Completion of two-year college degree or bachelor’s degree through an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Science (or equivalent) program that included an internship with a hospital or in a clinical laboratory setting.

Interpersonal Skills: Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization, generally regarding routine matters for purposes of giving or obtaining information that may require some discussion.