Technical Specialist | Laboratory | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 22_1429


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RCH Laboratory

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Job Summary

Promotes innovation and development of laboratory technology. Assists all Monument Health laboratories in validation and new technology. Assists with process improvement and standardization. Implements, maintains and monitors adherence to safety and infection control practices. Provides cost effective high quality service. Demonstrates and promotes a commitment to customer satisfaction and professionalism.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Continuously seeks and encourages others to identify opportunities for different and innovative approaches to address organizational problems and opportunities.
  • Assists in evaluation, selection and validation and troubleshooting of equipment for Monument Health system laboratories.
  • Coordinates implementation of new equipment in the Monument Health system laboratories.
  • Demonstrates and promotes a commitment to patient satisfaction, customer satisfaction and professionalism.
  • Ensures safety requirements are met at Monument Health system laboratories and assists with safety policy updates and staff training. Participates as an active member of the Monument Health safety committee.
  • Acts as a technical resource person, providing information about related tests to internal and external customers in cooperation with management.
  • Performs laboratory testing, from routine to complex, which requires independent judgment and responsibility; reports results, maintains records, equipment and quality control.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - Bachelors degree in chemical, physical, or biologic Sciences or Clinical Laboratory Science
Certification - Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Molecular Biology Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)/American Medical Technology (AMT)

Experience - 3+ years of clinical laboratory experience

Specialty Certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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