A Medical Technologist responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform hematology, coagulation, and urinalysis testing in a busy, complex laboratory. Analyze, correlate and interpret test results to ensure validation of accurate patient results.
Work collaboratively with others to report results in a timely, efficient manner and to maintain a positive work environment. Recognize problems and follow up appropriately.
Follow quality control and quality assurance procedures.
Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
Perform lab and hospital designated competency assessments.
Adhere to established laboratory procedures and policies.
Participate in the continuous improvement process and continuing education for lab personnel.
In addition to the duties of a Medical Technologist, the Medical Technologist Specialist must perform one or more of the following specialized duties or other significant duties identified by the individual laboratory:
Perform role of Key Operator for testing equipment.
Assist with the development, modification, validation, calibration, and implementation of laboratory equipment and working procedures.
Assist with quality projects and other data collection projects on a routine basis.
Serve as a resource person to medical technologists as well as other healthcare professionals.
Monitor stocks of laboratory reagents and supplies and reorder as necessary.
Advanced troubleshooting of automated instrument issues or manual test methods.
Assist Senior technologist in direct observation competency evaluations.
Assist Senior technologist with PT submissions.
Create/Organize training plan and material, and observe Medical Laboratory Science students, new employees, and pathology residents in bench procedures and theory.
Maintain expertise/competency in all areas of training, always putting patient work ahead of specialized duties.
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.
Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science or biological science is required as well as certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist or eligible to be certified by BOC. Specialized laboratories may accept a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science with certification eligibility in that laboratory.
Have a minimum of 2 years of post-training experience in a relevant clinical laboratory for the duties described
Must have demonstrated ability to perform the duties of an MT at a high level of expertise, and the ability to perform the assigned work without sacrificing on patient care
MLS or specialty certification is highly desired, and may be a consideration in highly specialized laboratories
Time management skills and the ability to accomplish extra duties while completing patient work.
This full time, 40 hour position is on the night shift, 9:30 pm to 7:30 am, and will include rotating weekends and holidays.
$3000.00 signing bonus available.
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