American Health Associates
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 27 Hour
  • 622 Executive Park, Louisville, KY 40207
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Full time M-F days. No weekends or on call

MLT- Medical Laboratory Technician

Full Job Description

AMERICAN HEALTH ASSOCIATES is the premier long-term care clinical laboratory in the region, servicing over 3500 facilities. Additionally, AHA is one of the fastest growing independent labs in the nation, currently offering services in: Florida, Ohio, Maryland, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. By investing in state-of-the-art technology and a skilled work force we can offer a superior program focused on serving the long-term care industry.

This position is located in St. Matthews, KY.

Hours are Monday- Friday from 9AM-5:30PM. The position is a closing position. Some shifts may run a little over the 5:30pm mark (but not typically)

We are pretty flexible for days off with notice. Our team model consists of 2 FT Techs, A supervisor who assists in the lab as needed and a lab assistant.  

THE ROLE: Medical Laboratory Technician - Generalist

A Medical Laboratory Technician - Generalist is responsible for performing a full range of laboratory testing and reporting laboratory findings to physicians. The skills requirements for a MLT include: Occupational Specific, Technical Skills, Personal and Professional. AHA's MLT must meet the personnel responsibilities per CLIA Sec. 493.1495: Standard Testing personnel responsibilities.

As AHA's MLT, you will be expected to follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens. Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed. Follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance. Can identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the technical supervisor, clinical consultant, or director. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.

Apply the principles, theory and techniques of the practice of laboratory medicine to produce and report appropriate. Perform, interpret and record Quality Control data in all departments as appropriate. Records corrective actions where appropriate. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on instrumentation as prescribed in procedures. Record corrective action where appropriate. Must participate in continuing education.


· Produce and report appropriate laboratory results in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, automated chemistry, and serology.

· Perform, interpret, and record quality control data in all departments.

· Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on instrumentation as prescribed in procedures.

· Call critical results.

· Perform inventory and maintain department supplies.

· Other tasks and projects as assigned.


· Associate Degree in biological science or applied science required.

· Completion of qualified medical laboratory science program or three years of acceptable clinical laboratory experience preferred.

· ASCP or AMT certification preferred

· 1-2 years laboratory experience preferred

If you are qualified and interested in this position, please submit your updated resume/application, and give us the chance to learn more about you!

AHA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus


  • Associate (Required)


  • Laboratory: 1 year (Preferred)


  • ASCP or AMT certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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