Goldbelt, Inc.

Laboratory Technician

Job Locations JP-14-Yokosuka
ID
2024-13648
Category
Medical and Defense Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Accelerating the delivery of care and providing superior force health readiness across the Military, Federal, and Civilian landscapes. Taku is committed to providing transformative and comprehensive health operational capabilities to support customers across scientific, clinical, technological, and program management areas. 

 

Summary:

As a part of the Goldbelt Taku Team, you will be supporting the Naval Logistics Command with medical services for active-duty military personnel, their dependents, eligible DoD civilian employees, and other eligible beneficiaries designated by the Government.  As a HealthCare Worker (HCW), you will be assigned to either a Military Treatment Facility (MTF) or other Federal medical treatment facilities in Yokosuka, Japan. 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:       

  • Perform clinical laboratory tests in any one or a combination of areas as described in following sections of the laboratory: hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, microbiology and blood bank.
  • Calculate test results and measure prescribed quantities of samples during tests.
  • Notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study.
  • Perform a wide variety of laboratory tests either manually or using automated instrumentation.
  • Evaluate information against measurable criteria in the performance of laboratory tests.
  • Perform precise and accurate laboratory testing according to established laboratory procedures.
  • Receive written requisitions from health care providers for routine and special laboratory tests.
  • Set up and adjust laboratory equipment and apparatus.
  • Obtain laboratory specimens directly from patients by venipuncture.
  • Add reagents or indicator solutions, and subject specimens to various laboratory operations according to established procedures.
  • Prepare slides for microscopic analysis as necessary.
  • Observe test reactions, changes of color, or formation of precipitates; studies or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment to make qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Record test results to flat logs and request slips and file reports in the CHCS/AHLTA.
  • Prepare specimens for transport to MTF laboratory or for mail out.
  • Prepare biological waste for proper disposal.
  • Participate/perform the prescribed Quality Control (QC)/College of American Pathology (CAP) programs.
  • Comply with the standards of The Joint Commission, applicable provisions of law, and the rules and regulations of any and all governmental authorities pertaining to licensure and regulation of health care personnel and medical treatment facilities, the regulations and standards of medical practice and the MTF’s medical staff bylaws. 
  • Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting government employees (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students, etc.).
  • Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander.
  • The HealthCare Worker (HCW) shall comply with the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) privacy and security policies of the treatment facility.  Providers shall obtain/maintain a National Provider Identifier (NPI) in accordance with DOD and MTF policy/instruction, as applicable.  https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/
  • Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinic directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local instructions.
  • Adhere to and comply with the Department of the Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and local instructions and notices in effect during the term of the contract.
  • Practice aseptic techniques as necessary; comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection. 

Qualifications

Necessary Skills and Knowledge:

  • Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
  • Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
  • Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
  • Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.
  • Be able to comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, Department of Defense, Department of Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and MTF instructions and policies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess and maintain one of the following: A current certification and registration as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (MLT-ASCP); OR current certification and registration as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Medical Technologists (MLT-AMT).
  • HCW shall be in good standing and under no sanction or suspension by the Federal Government.
  • Possess and maintain current certification in either the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course.
  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language fluently and maintain good communication skills with patients and other health care personnel.
  • Ability to pass all background/suitability checks.
  • A valid driver’s license: ability to travel locally as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer to have a minimum of 2 years full-time experience in a clinical laboratory.
  • A thorough understanding of the military lifestyle and experience working with military family members.
  • Working knowledge of relevant military, state, federal, and local laws and resources.
  • Highly developed written, oral, and presentation communication skills.

 

Pay and Benefits

At Goldbelt, we value and reward our team's dedication and hard work. We provide a competitive base salary commensurate with your qualifications and experience. As an employee, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tax-deferred savings options, supplementary benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

 

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