Medical Technologist - Lab
Responsibilities: A listing of the critical responsibilities.
- Apply techniques used in the disciplines of coagulation, hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology, transfusion medicine, and
- Achieve accuracy and precision of results inherent in the analytical system assigned.
- Adhere to QC guidelines and utilize sound technical knowledge and judgment in assessing the validity of the test
- Accurately record specimen identification information and test
- Handle infectious and potentially infectious material in a manner conducive to the protection of self and others
- Identify unusual, discrepant, or grossly abnormal laboratory results and correlate them with improperly drawn or submitted specimens or with test interferences, and process and report this information appropriately and within the established time
- Appropriately calibrate, standardize, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory instruments and equipment, and appropriately document, initial, and date procedures
- Communicate with outside service representatives in regard to instrument malfunctions, and follow instructions given for instrument
- Report unresolved problems/instrument malfunctions/follow-up action to the Technical Supervisors/Lab
- Ability to work effectively under emergency
- Adhere to laboratory and hospital-wide policies and
- Work effectively with co-workers by being congenial and courteous and establishing work priorities to facilitate efficient reporting in the time frame established by the Lab Director. Organize work according to
- Organize work so that results taken from the analyzers are readily traceable to the patients to whom they
- Communicate with physicians, hospital staff, lab staff, other area hospital laboratory staff, and reference laboratory staff to exchange factual information and results of routine and unusual laboratory tests performed in laboratory medicine. These interactions are to clarify such information and to obtain information necessary for smooth and consistent work.
- Obtain blood samples and prepare them for analysis and distribution; instruct patients in appropriate specimen collection.
- Responsible for receiving specimens and reviewing patient samples and test requisitions.
- Accurate and timely access of patient and testing information in the laboratory information system (LIS) and initial troubleshooting of
- Satisfactory completion of a course of instruction given by a school of Medical Technology approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Associate or who is otherwise recognized as a Medical Technologist by the strictest of any external agency whose standards may be binding upon this
- Bachelor of Science Degree or Associate of Science Degree with experience and successful completion of Medical Technologist Board Certification.
- Registration by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or the equivalent is required
Position: Medical Technologist – Lab
Area of Interest: Laboratory
FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 / 40 hrs/week
Shift: FT, PT, Per Diem / Day, Evening, Night availability
Requisition ID: 1678