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Unit Description


Care Site Description

 

Platte Valley Medical Center is an excellent place to work with a proven success of hiring and retaining quality employees. In fact, the turnover rate among our associates is significantly lower than that of Denver metro area healthcare facilities. In 2015, Platte Valley’s overall turnover rate was 13.2% compared to a Denver Metro area healthcare turnover rate of 24.3%.

 

A Culture of Excellence and Care

 

Platte Valley Medical Center is proud of our Planetree Designation which represents the highest level of evidence based achievement in patient/person-centered care. All associates at Platte Valley commit to the Platte Valley Behavior Standards that help to sustain our culture of excellence. Platte Valley is Brighton’s third largest employer with 750 staff and we recognize and value that one of our greatest strengths continues to derive from the friendships and alliances found throughout the Hospital.

 


Description

The Medical Technologist (ASCP) is responsible for laboratory tests and examinations in several fields of clinical pathology.  He/she works with moderate to minimal supervision and receives written requisitions from physicians for routine or special laboratory tests; obtains laboratory specimens such as urine, blood, and sputum from wards or directly from the patient; conducts accurate and reliable analyses of specimens; provides verbal and written reports; posts laboratory results; documents quality control; documents instrument maintenance for review by supervisor.  He/she is also responsible for the fulfillment of education of current and/or new procedures as requested.  May supervise and direct duties of Medical Laboratory Technicians and Clinical Pathology Assistants as required by Laboratory administration. 
Qualifications

Education:  Required:  B.S. or B.A. in Medical Technology, ASCP, HHS, NCA, AMT  Registration or an equivalent required.  Registry required with 6 months of hire.

 

 

Organization: Platte Valley Medical Center
Primary Location: CO-Brighton
Department: PVMC-Clinical Pathology
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 6/2/2017 10:59:38 PM
FTE: .001
Job Number: 17003337
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