Medical Technologist (FT), Baptist Health, Louisville KY

Baptist Health Louisville is looking for energetic & qualified candidates to join our family as Medical Lab Technicians. We have immediate openings in the Lab on 2nd & 3rd shift. At Baptist Health, we believe that our competitive salary and enticing benefit package is among the best in the market area. Benefits are available to new hires within 30 days. Additionally, this position is offering a sign on bonus up to $2500.

Baptist Health Louisville is located in East Louisville, which is situated on the Kentucky-Indiana border. Affectionately known as Kentuckiana, the area offers the best of both worlds with its big city excitement and small town ambiance.

Laboratory:

The Laboratory at Baptist Health Louisville provides both clinical and pathology services with a staff of 121 employees who perform approximately 3.5 million tests a year.

The staff is comprised of a group of registered medical technologists and medical laboratory technicians, laboratory aides, phlebotomists, histo-technologists, and transcriptionists. There are 4 pathologists who oversee the technical departments and provide surgical pathology services to the hospital. The Laboratory consisting of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Pathology and Histology is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Laboratory had automated the processing and testing of majority of the specimens with the use of robotics thus providing accurate results and quick turn-around-times to meet the needs of the patients and physicians. As a full-service laboratory with leading edge technology, lots of opportunities for growth and advancement are available in a wide variety of disciplines and specialties in this area of the healthcare industry.

Job Summary:

Performs, validates and interprets established tests and examinations in at least one of the following fields within the clinical laboratory: Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology. Comprehends the theories and concepts for each procedure and utilizes independent thinking and communication skills to confer these concepts to physicians and other members of the hospital staff. Assists with quality control, quality improvement initiatives as well as the oversight of Laboratory Technicians and Laboratory Aides. Duties may also include clerical tasks, phlebotomy and related laboratory services.

Qualifications:
o Degree, with ASCP certification or eligible to take certification required.
o Applicants must obtain MLT/MT certification within 6 months of hire.
o Previous Experience in high complexity testing preferred.
o Previous experience in Microbiology preferred.
o Every Third Weekend Required.

Baptist is a leader with providing exceptionally high patient care. As a faith-based health system, Baptist Health places special emphasis on our Core Values of treating all with integrity, respect and compassion, with a focus on excellence and collaboration in all that we do, helping us to experience the joy of caring for other. We invite you to join our family

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