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Medical Laboratory Technician, Lab

Apply Now Job ID monhealth-4859-4445 Date posted 04/19/2023

Preston Memorial Hospital, located in beautiful Kingwood, WV, less than 30 miles from Morgantown, WV, is a rural hospital with vision, diversity, stability and a future.At PMH, we have one simple mission:To enhance the health of the communities we serve, one person at a time. Our 300 plus dedicated and caring employees are encouraged to employ their talents and abilities to solve any challenge faced by our patients and the surrounding community.

While many hospitals, especially rural hospitals, are closing because of ever declining reimbursement for the services they provide, Preston Memorial Hospital continues to get stronger by offering new programs, new services, and operating more efficiently. Besides providing excellent healthcare services, Preston Memorial also is a strong contributor to the county's economic status as it is the third largest employer in Preston County.


-+Primary duty is to perform test analysis pertaining to diagnostic tests defined as waived, moderate, and high complexity in all major areas of the laboratory.

-+Performs pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical procedures for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.Provides age-specific patient education to patient and/or patient's family concerning invasive and non-invasive laboratory procedures.

-+Operates laboratory equipment.Detects problems and performs preventative maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electronic aspects of laboratory equipment.

-+Interprets laboratory results and reacts appropriately to abnormal or life-altering results to ensure proper patient care. Requests supervisor input for situations that are beyond the individual's scope of training.

-+Verifies that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is functioning properly.

-+Performs and documents quality control, proficiency testing, and quality assurance; analyzes and collaborates corrections to ensure acceptable instrument performance.Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, and documents corrective action(s).

-+Performs quality assurance checks for pre-analytical, analytical, and post analytical processes.

-+Participates in Performance/Quality Improvement data collection and incorporating performance improvement activities into the daily routine to ensure laboratory testing is accurate, timely, and meets customer needs.

-+Assists, as needed, with phlebotomy draws and obtaining suitable laboratory specimens per protocol consistent with age-specific needs.

-+Utilizes hospital software systems to manage patient orders, enter data, and obtain information.

-+Maintains proper documentation of patient records and other laboratory records.Processes and documents per protocol to assist in timely completion of laboratory testing.

-+Uses resources to obtain specimen collection, processing, storage, transport, and billing information for reference laboratory specimens.

-+Processes results for reference laboratory testing.

-+Stocks, maintains, and evaluates supplies and reagent inventories.

-+Provides coverage on a flexible schedule basis (on-call and emergency situations) as necessary, to ensure proper staffing for laboratory workload and other laboratory associated activities.


  • Associate degree in Medical Technology (MT), Medical Laboratory Science (MLS), Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS), or physical science from a NAACLS accredited program or equivalent.
  • Registered or eligible for registration by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent registering agency.
  • Qualifies as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Practitioner Trainee under WV Health Legislative Rule 64-CSR-57 (2017).


  • Previous experience in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, serology, and immunohematology preferred.
  • Previous experience in microbiology preferred for staff working primarily day shift.
  • Previous experience and/or training in phlebotomy preferred.


Location: Preston Memorial Hospital ยท Lab
Schedule: Part Time, Evenings, 3-11:30 PM, every 3rd weekend

As a condition of employment and in compliance with federal regulations, Mon Health requires COVID-19 vaccination. You must be fully vaccinated (14 days post the second dose of the series for Moderna or Pfizer or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine) in order to start employment. Additionally, you will not be able to start employment or be on-site at any Mon Health facilities if you are showing any symptoms of COVID-19, pending COVID-19 testing, or had a COVID-19 exposure within the past 14 days. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

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