Penn State Health Medical Lab Technician - Penn State Health Medical Group Hematology & Oncology Services Camp Hill in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Medical Group
Location: US:PA:Camp Hill
Work Type: Full Time
Hours: 7:30a - 5:00p
TheMedical Lab Technician is responsible for performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues. Technicians will identify bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms, analyze chemical content of fluids, and cross match blood for transfusion and organ transplantation, as well as aseptically prepare cells for use in cellular therapies. The results of these tests are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
T he Hematology Lab provides the following services:
Immunophenotypingby flow cytometry for leukemia/lymphoma/ PNH/lymphocyte subset analysis
Hepatitis C RNA quantitation and genotyping
HIV viral load and genotyping for drug resistance
Factor VIII antigen assay (von Willebrand factor antigen) and ristocetin CoFactor assay (von willebrand factor activity)
Specialized platelet function testing (platelet function screen by PFA-100 and platelet aggregation)
Technical assistance for bone marrow collection procedures and staining of bone marrow aspirate slides.
M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates degree for Medical Laboratory Technician or Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited institution required.
MLT (ASCP) – Medical Laboratory Technician, American Society of Clinical Pathology Certification required OR must be ASCP certified within one year of employment at the Penn State Hershey Department of Pathology.
Good customer service and communication skills required
Must be self-motivated and able to prioritize work.
A pplicants trained outside of the United States must provide documentation of equivalency evaluation of their education and training to ensure it is equivalent to CLIA requirements. The equivalency evaluations will be performed by a nationally recognized organization. Ex: National Association Credential Evaluations Services, Inc. (NACES), the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). The applicants is responsible for paying the cost of the equivalency evaluation.
K NOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Goodcustomer service and communication skills required.
Must be self-motivated and able to prioritize work.
P REFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Laboratoryexperience in a hospital setting preferred
P enn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:
GenerousPaid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
75% Penn State University Tuition Discount (Full-Time Employees):This benefit extends to dependents after one year
Matching 401K retirement plan
A BOUT PENN STATE HEALTH:
PennState Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine.
A BOUT CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:
Weare proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz.
For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/595/2018/05/Accommodation-Request-Updated-04.27.18.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.