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Gila River Health Care Medical Laboratory Scientist in Sacaton, Arizona

Performs a variety of laboratory tests to provide health care providers with information required to accurately diagnose patient conditions. Verifies the proper functionality of laboratory instrumentation and equipment to allow for quality results. Maintains accurate patient data and appropriately labels laboratory samples to ensure reliable test results.

  • Performs laboratory tests in chemistry, hematology, immunology, toxicology, and microbiology to provide health care providers with vital information needed to accurately diagnose patient conditions.

  • Performs regular duties of a phlebotomist by drawing blood samples from patients and ensuring accurate labeling, dating, and recording of samples.

  • Verifies proper equipment function by performing routine maintenance and troubleshooting, calibrating instrumentation, and documenting equipment condition in order to ensure quality results.

  • Assists in the training of new employees to support an effective workforce.

  • Regularly reviews lab test results and identifies and communicates abnormal patient results to physicians, nursing staff, or laboratory leadership.

  • Maintains, updates, and verifies patient information, laboratory logs, and reports in order to ensure reliable data and test result tracking.

  • Reports disciplinary issues, patient or customer complaints, and unsafe conditions to the Laboratory Supervisor or other leadership to ensure resolution.

  • Assists in the updating of department policies and procedures.

  • Serves in a leadership capacity as needed.

  • Performs other job-related activities as requested.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or a closely related field of study.

  • 1 year Clinical Laboratory experience preferred.

  • Certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or as an American Medical Technologist (AMT) within 12 months of hire.

  • Demonstrates ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures and community health services.

Posting Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist

Job ID: 2020-7584

Street: 483 West Seed Farm Road

Post End Date: 12/15/2020

Shift: Swing

Shift Details: 2a-10:30a, M-F, weekends

Email Address: akaboni@GRHC.ORG