MLS Intern

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  • King's Daughters Medical Center
  • Laboratory Services
  • Ashland, KY
  • PRN - Rotating
  • Clinical Professional
  • Req #: 20792
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    • Assists the Medical technologist in the Chemistry/Microbiology/Hematology Departments when possible.
    • Responsible for specimen preparation, identification of specimen and request, separation of samples, cells from plasma, and work organization.
    • Assist Medical technologists in daily work where and when possible, by processing samples and placing prepared samples on the analyzers, but cannot release results.
    • Answers telephone promptly and professionally.
    • Begins quality control studies according to established protocols, by placing the quality control materials on the analyzers, but cannot release quality control results.
    • Reports malfunction of equipment and/or computer to technologists or Supervisor immediately.
    • Minimum requirement:
      • Minimum requirement: Associates Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; or maintains enrollment and satisfactory standing in an accredited Medical Laboratory Science program. 
    • Preferred qualifications:
    • Constantly works near moving mechanical parts
    • Constantly exposed to blood and/or body fluids and infection. 
    • Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
    • Occasionally exposed to risk of radiation
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Occasionally required to maintain in a stationary position (standing or sitting).
    • Frequently required to walk and move about.
    • Frequently required to operate a computer and other equipment.
    • Frequently required to use fine motor skills to handle and operate instruments/devices.
    • Constantly required to lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds.
    • Frequently required to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.
    • Occasionally required to lift and/or move items up to 100 pounds.
    • Constantly required to communicate with patients and other care team requiring talking and hearing. 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
    • Occasionally required to position self in order to meet patient needs.

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