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Job Announcement

Title: Laboratory Technician, Full Time
Location: MNAW & CAIR
Supervisor: Clinic Supervising Nurse
Closing Date: Permanent Posting
Salary: DOQ


This is a one year position under the Cares Act.

General Summary:

Responsible for managing the medical laboratory at the designated clinic and insuring high quality patient care.

Position Responsibilies:

  • Manage laboratory and provide direct service for an in-house and referral laboratory services insuring compliance with all applicable regulations and Fond du Lac Human Services Division policies and procedures.
  • Obtain specimens and perform specific laboratory tests including CBC with differential, Hematocrit sedimentation rates, Strep screens, and pregnancy tests consistent with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments.
  • Obtain serum, blood, and urine specimens for tests not done in clinic and process for delivery to the reference laboratory.
  • Principal contact for laboratory with reference laboratory. Receive reports from this laboratory as needed.
  • Monitors transmission of lab orders and test findings utilizing Electronic Health Records and assists in identifying any problems and in obtaining needed assistance for correcting.
  • In collaboration with supervisor, makes appropriate preparations for inspections and surveys and takes a lead role for the clinic in assisting inspectors and surveyors.
  • Maintain all laboratory supplies.
  • Operate and maintain clinic laboratory equipment.
  • Perform and document quality assurance procedures following established laboratory guidelines.
  • Keep a log of all patient served and tests performed.
  • Assist supervisor in providing training for other medical employees in performance of lab duties.
  • Keep supervisor informed of any problems within area of responsibility.
  • Assist with quality assurance studies and serves on the Continuous Quality Improvement committees as assigned.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of financial records and all records for employees, band members and/or clients.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Laboratory Technician is required.
  • Certified Laboratory Technician or eligible to be certified is required.
  • One-year laboratory experience is required.
  • Experience in outpatient setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Some travel may be required.



APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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