Geisinger Health System Medical Technologist in BLOOMSBURG, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Medical Technologist

LOCATION: Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Medicine

WORK SCHEDULE: Evenings

WORK TYPE: Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the

qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned

clinical area.

Works under the general supervision of the appropriate Technical Specialist(s) and

under the administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor or Lab Operations Director.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated good organizational skills and effective communication skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology required or three years of college and completion of one year CAHEA accredited school of medical technology required, or Bachelor of Science in chemistry, biological or physical sciences plus one year of experience/training in the specialty/subspecialty in which the tests are performed required, or three years of accredited college course work and completion date in compliance with Pennsylvania clinical laboratory regulation required, or performed duties of a medical technologist prior to June 14, 1974, and with continuous (full- or part-time) pertinent, clinically related laboratory employment since that date required, or passed proficiency exam given by the HHS (formerly HEW) with designation as a clinical laboratory technologist required.

Up to three months on the job to reach acceptable level of performance required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Possible exposure to infection from disease bearing specimens. Exposure to odorous

chemicals and specimens. Must comply with applicable safety procedures. Physical demands:

Standing: remaining on one's feet in an upright position. Handling: Seizing, holding,

grasping, or otherwise working with hands. Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise

working with fingers. Vision requirements: Able to pass standardized color vision test.

Protective Equipment (as required by procedure performed): Eye protection, face

protection, lab coat, non-sterile medical gloves.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.