Job Description

Medical Lab Technician - Benson Hospital
Job CategoryAllied Health
ScheduleFull time
Shift3 - Night Shift

POSITION SUMMARY
To perform quantitative and qualitative chemical, microscopic, and bacteriological 
analysis. To obtain data used by the pathologist and other physicians in the diagnosis and 
treatment of injury or disease. To perform laboratory procedures in a timely and accurate 
manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Processes laboratory specimens and performs variety of clinical lab testing according to
approved standard operating procedures including qualitative and quantitative chemistry,
hematology, clinical microscopy, urinalysis, coagulation, blood bank
2. Reviews lab orders for accuracy and reconciles.
3. Prepare and package specimens to be sent to reference laboratories
4. Meets expected turnaround time for test results; prioritizes workload
5. Recognizes abnormal test results and determines course of action following
predetermined criteria prior to reporting results; if necessary, confers with management
or pathologist before reporting results
6. Performs, records, and evaluates quality control results and implements corrective action
as appropriate according to approved standard operating procedures
7. Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots instrumentation and other equipment correcting
basic malfunctions.
8. Use proper technique when handling chemicals, bodily fluids, and other hazardous
material
9. Understand MSDS and know where to locate
10. Ensures that adequate supplies and reagents are available to perform the testing
11. Trains other personnel in policies, procedures and protocols pertaining to their job duties
12. Communicates and interfaces with hospital personnel, patients, medical staff, and family
members to ensure high quality patient care
13. Adheres to Benson Hospital organizational and department-specific safety,
confidentiality, values, policies, and standards
14. Provide an exceptional experience for all patients and team members
15. Consistently practice AIDET
16. Follow all health and safety protocols and procedures to maintain sanitary work areas; 
practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and 
equipment
17. Take call as required by department schedule
18. Participate in all mandatory meetings, classes, and programs
19. Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, 
hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO 
standards
20. Enhances laboratory and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing 
new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
21. Maintain required continuing education 
22. Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1. Preferred MLT registered. 
2. Work well in stressful situations; be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends; 
possess excellent human relation skills. Mathematical, computer, reasoning, and 
language skills at a college level.
3. Excellent organizational skills. 
4. Able to work well under stressful conditions and possess excellent human relations’ 
skills.
5. Associated chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical 
laboratory technology.
6. CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Certification or ability to complete.
7. CPR per the Benson Hospital Policy

Application Instructions

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