Certified Medical Technologist II, Blood Cancer Healing Center, First Shift

Job Description

Certified Medical Technologist II, First Shift, Blood Cancer Healing Center

UC Health is hiring a full-time Certified Medical Technologist II for the blood cancer healing center for first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Certified Medical Technologist II performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies and corrects problems developing alternatives when necessary, stays current in laboratory theory and technique, and assumes responsibility for problem solving. Requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation.

About Blood Cancer Healing Center: The Blood Cancer Healing Center is designed to be an unparalleled hub of expertise and support that will redefine care for blood cancer patients and their families. The center includes dedicated spaces for whole-person patient care, novel treatments, and basic/translational research-all in one building, all dedicated to the future of cancer care.

What we're offering through the Blood Cancer Healing Center is revolutionary. Come join us at the nation's newest and most comprehensive blood cancer facility devoted to research and improved, whole-person care for blood cancer patients-all under one roof.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Engages in population appropriate communication.
  • Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.
  • Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.
  • Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Performs waived, moderately complex, and highly complex testing as defined by CLIA. Performs special analyses that require advanced evaluation and judgment skills. Uses set protocols and guidelines and independent judgment to evaluate the credibility and accuracy of test results.
  • Performs work in an efficient manner by coordinating testing steps to achieve maximum productivity. Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventive maintenance, reagent preparation, calibrations, and safety checks. Recognizes and assumes responsibility for instrument, equipment and reagent problems. Keeps appropriate persons informed as necessary.
  • Maintains currency in the field through completion of all mandatory competencies and training modules, regular review of departmental policies and procedures and participation in continuing education opportunities. Provides instruction for students and new associates.
  • Performs and records all quality control procedures. Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated. Performs on-going data analysis to detect trends, problems, etc. and undertakes specialized corrective actions. Keeps appropriate person(s) informed of ongoing problems and resolution of problems.
  • Obtains blood specimens by venipuncture or skin puncture within scope of training and demonstrated competency.
  • Competently accessions, triages and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit. Evaluates samples for acceptability.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Required: Associate's or bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or medical technology OR Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, etc. from an accredited institution.
  • Required: MT (ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • Minimum Required: One year experience in a full service laboratory
  • Required: Knowledge of specimen requirements; must be familiar with laboratory terminology, laboratory assay schedules and expected turnaround times; ability to read and comprehend written information; ability to effectively and efficiently perform a variety of job duties in a stressful, fast paced environment.
  • Preferred: Keyboarding skills.

Join our team as a Certified Medical Technologist II at our blood cancer healing center and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.