Riverside Tappahannock Hospital in Tappahannock, Virginia is currently seeking a Medical Lab Tech (MLT) or Medical Technologist (MT/MLS.)
Job Summary: The Medical Technologist (MT) works under the direction of the supervisor/manager in the area of responsibility and/or Director of the Laboratory. Performs technical procedures in such areas as Hematology Chemistry Serology Blood Bank Point of Care Testing Urinalysis and Microbiology according to established Protocols and standard operating procedures. The Medical Technologist is required to follow all quality control and quality assurance guidelines established in the department to include accurate performance review and documentation. Perform routine maintenance of departmental equipment and procedures to include inventory control preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. The position participates in all aspects of Proficiency testing and in maintaining a constant state of readiness in the department to meet all Standards for accreditation from College of American Pathologist (CAP) DNV State OSHA AABB CLIA etc. The medical technologist assists in the training of new and existing personnel as well as students. The Medical Technologist performs the responsibilities of lead technologist in the absence of an on site supervisor when designated as such. The medical technologist adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures; maintains a professional demeanor and exhibits a positive attitude. May perform specimen collection specimen processing and phlebotomy as applicable. May perform other duties as assigned.
Riverside Tappahannock Hospital is a 67-bed facility caring for citizens in the Tappahannock, Essex, King and Queen, King William counties and the Northern Neck counties of Richmond, Westmoreland, Northumberland, and Lancaster. Riverside Tappahannock Hospital was recently awarded 2nd place in the Best Hospital category in Best of Virginia 2017 by Virginia Living Magazine. Tappahannock is a wonderful and small town located on the banks of the Rappahannock River. There is a relaxing, laid-back feel to the town and its close proximity to water means that leisure activities are usually centered around the river. There are marinas and public launch sites for boating and fishing as well as public parks to enjoy the water. Downtown Tappahannock also offers local shops and restaurants with a feel that is unique to this region. We strive every day to earn the trust of patients and family members with the state-of-the-art medical care, compassionate professionals and concern for the communities we serve. We offer a wide variety of services available, ranging from traditional hospital care to intensive care, including sophisticated diagnostics, home care and physician specialists in most fields.
Education: Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology; Clinical Lab Science or equivalent degree in health science. Alternative must meet eligibility requirements for ASCP.
Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in clinical laboratory preferred. Ability-operate technology/equipment consistent with current industry standards. Working knowledge of computers.
Certification: ASCP or AMT registered as MT/MLS/MLT or eligible or equivalent.
Additional Salary Information: Riverside Health System offers a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition reimbursement, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!
Internal Number: 2019-14541
About Riverside Health System
Riverside Health System is a major provider of health and quality of life services in Virginia, an area noted for its wealth of scenic, beaches, recreational, festival, cultural and educational opportunities. We have been a vibrant part of the communities we serve for nearly a century and are a National Employer of Choice for more than 9,500 team members. The people who make up the Riverside family are bound by the shared mission which is to care for others as we would care for those we love to enhance their well-being and improve their health. Riverside recently received the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association Health and Wellbeing Award. This award is in recognition of Riverside’s Employee Health and Wellbeing Initiatives. Come join the Riverside family where you too can make a difference in the lives of others.