Medical Lab Technician I

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: DMEDTECH2811

Position Summary:

 

General Summary:

 

Under the general supervision of the Division Manager or other appropriate supervisor, performs a variety of technical and general duties. Functions in one or more laboratory division.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

1 Performs routine and/or specialized specimen collection, processing and testing procedures with supervision as appropriate.

2 Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.

3 Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.

4 Makes periodic observations of materials derived from cultures and identifies types of bacterial colonies found by determination of cultural requirements and biochemical reactions in chemically-defined media.

5 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended recipient.

6 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs coagulation testing.

7 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.

8 Prepares cytology slides and pathology specimens.

9 Cuts, stains, and mounts specimens of human tissue. Performs special stains on tissues as directed by the pathologist(s).

10 Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

 

Required Skills

 

Qualifications:

 

Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

Minimum Education High School or G.E.D.; Completion of MLT program; certification eligible

 

Preferred Education Associate's Degree

 

Minimum Experience 6 - 12 months

 

Req Cert/Registration MLT(ASCP) or HT(ASCP) within one year of date of employment

 

Req Course(s)/Training Histologic technology; medical laboratory technology; or military advanced specialist

 

Skills: Other Good communication and computer skills

 

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)