Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: September 10, 2021
Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital.
Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five bed community hospital that
represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of
a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center.
Our Award Winning Hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO,
includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a
difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we
are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient
care of any hospital across the country.
This Position Offers:
Generous relocation / sign on bonus, highly competitive pay, fully
furnished temporary housing for up to 90 days to assist with
relocation, excellent benefits package, being part of an amazing
and cohesive Lab team, state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation
& equipment, four of North America's top ski resorts at your
doorstep, and much more.
This Position Requires ALL the following:
- Someone proficient in Microbiology, specifically reading plates
(minimum 1 year required).
- A minimum of 1 year of professional experience as a Generalist
- Current MT, MLT or MLS Certification (ASCP) or equivalent
- Someone with a strong focus on providing exceptional patient
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
• This position is a day shift and includes both morning and
• This position has a strong focus in Microbiology but will also
serve as a generalist in all areas of the lab. Performs laboratory
procedures as assigned and is fully competent in role; (Blood Bank,
Microbiology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology, Serology,
Coagulation, Urinalysis), for specimen handling and processing,
sending out reference labs and protocols, documented training and
certified in packaging and shipping of infectious material
following state, federal and local regulations, test analysis,
reporting, maintaining records of patients test results, assists in
procedures such as FNA, bone marrow and other biopsies and assists
the pathologist, phlebotomy proficient, prioritize workload.
• Proficiently documents information for quality control and
follows established procedures for "out-of-range control values,
labeling reagents and controls, adding reagents or indicators, or
prepares specimens for introduction into proper instrument, records
and reviews test results for accuracy and prepared reports of same,
documentation of troubleshooting and initiate service calls for lab
• Participates in overall department and facility quality
improvement plan as requested. Quality management of pre-analytic,
analytic, post-analytic processes, and proficiency testing as
assigned. Implements correct charges procedures and monitors daily
for accurate charging in the department.
• Serves in advocacy role; encouraging active involvement of
patient and family in their care.
• Prioritizes patient's situations and takes appropriate action in
an efficient, effective manner.
• Makes value-added resource decision for patient care with respect
to supplies, equipment and acuity of care.
• Provides individualized patient and family education consistent
with patient's learning style, readiness to learn and self-care
needs, and keeps patients informed regarding what to expect
pre/during/post procedure, and evaluates the effectiveness of
• Acknowledges and greets customers in a courteous manner, and
exhibits the AVH core values consistently with all
Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of
experience, education and certifications. Our recruitment team will
help you understand how your direct experience will be
MT, MLS, CLS Minimum = $45.62/hr
MT, MLS, CLS Mid-Point = $47.39/hr
MLT Minimum = $44.29/hr
MLT Mid-Point = $46.01/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous Paid Time Off,
Health Insurance within your first 30 days, Retirement, and much
more can be viewed here.
Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Medical Technologist, Other , Aspen, Colorado
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