Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Job

St. Paul, MN, 55101
Apr 12, 2012
May 24, 2012
Employment Status
Part Time
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Job ID:: 23328
Department:: HSC Lab
City:: St. Paul, MN
Location:: HP - St Paul Specialty Center 401
Position Type:: Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule:: Thursday, 9:30am-6:00pm and Friday, 9:30am-6:00pm
Hrs/Pay Period:: 32

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, with patients and the community, helped us earn a place on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s list of the Twin Cities Great Places to Work. If you want to be part of transforming healthcare through partnership – capitalizing on opportunities to integrate, innovate and improve – then you’re the kind of partner we’re looking for.

Our continued growth has created an opportunity for a Medical Lab Technician (.43) in our HealthPartners Specialty Center location. The purpose of this position is to serve all (internal and external) customers by performing laboratory procedures and support functions in accordance with HealthPartners’ philosophy, policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agencies. Service excellence is to be centered on patient care, patient relationships and is the responsibility of all employees. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members.

Thursday, 9:30am-6:00pm and Friday, 9:30am-6:00pm

• As Associates degree in Lab Science or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution, or a graduate from a 12-month approved school for Certified Laboratory Assistants. Documentation of experiences performing high complexity testing prior to 9/1/92.
• Certification by an agency approved by the National Certification Agency.
• Qualified to work in a highly complex laboratory as mandated in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA).
• Promote teamwork through demonstration of a courteous and cooperative attitude to all customers.
• Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must possess speech, hearing and sight skills to perform the functions of the position. Manual dexterity is required. Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently. Some lifting may be required.

• Six (6) months of related medical training or experience.
• Typing or keyboard skills.

• Collect and process biological specimens with appropriate technique following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
• Perform testing analysis and verify assay/analyzer performance according to SOP in an efficient, cost effective manner. Any combination of the following areas may be included: Hematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology, Immunology, Immunohematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Urinalysis, Phlebotomy, Computer Operation, EKG and Reception.
• Document and communicate lab test results thoroughly and accurately according to SOP.
• Perform and document maintenance procedures plus maintain adequate supplies.
• Demonstrate competency and comply with all regulatory agency policies.
• Consistently implement and adhere to the laboratory customer service standards. The standards include maintaining confidentiality, promoting teamwork, successful communication and conflict resolution.
• Respond proactively to stressful circumstances, customer needs and department/clinic changes.
• Demonstrate professional development through participation in continuing education, special projects and community / corporate / professional organizations. Demonstrate personal development through dependability, professional appearance and cooperative attitude.
• Perform other tasks as assigned.

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit, click on all other job opportunities and search for Job ID # 23328.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.


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