Children's Hospital Colorado Medical Technologist II - 60704 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Blood BankHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: ,Monday - Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm with rotating weekends and holidaysJob OverviewMLS(ASCP) to work in a busy, full-service pediatric Blood BankLaboratory on day shift. 3 to 5 years Blood Bank experience required, SBBpreferred but not required.Supports Point of Care testing for the Anschutz campus and Network of Caresites; participates in laboratory quality assurance activities withknowledge of regulatory requirements.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNo Direct Patient CareEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Responsible for evaluating point of care results for clinical significance andvalidity, and for recognition of atypical/abnormal results requiringadditional follow up.Ensures quality control is acceptable and point of care devices arefunctioning and maintained within defined tolerance limits and documentationis completed.Consciously works to identify errors and takes responsibility for correctingand documenting errors in a timely manner.Performs point of care laboratory functions according to standard operatingprocedures and guidelines established by regulatory agencies.Assists operators in troubleshooting point of care devices when requested orwhen results are questionable.Participates in point of care operator competency assessment anddocumentation.Responsible for maintaining knowledge of current laboratory regulations andquality indicators and participate in accreditation readiness and laboratoryinspections.Responsible for evaluating quality assurance activities such as maintenance,reagent storage and quality control review and partnering with POC testinglocations to ensure compliance.Participates in coordinating proficiency testing for all Point of Care testinglocations.Teaches, trains and/or mentors healthcare professionals and new point ofcare employees according to standard operating procedures.May participates in procedure review and writing.May perform validations, verifications and implementation of new assays anddevices.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work groupachieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying... For full info follow application link.Equal Employment Opportunity