Medical Technologist I, Core Lab

Job Description

Bonus: $10,000 Bonus

Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training, stays current in laboratory theory and technique, and assumes responsibility for problem solving. Requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation.

Responsibilities

Performs and reports routine and complex laboratory analyses that require a complex network of steps. 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. Keeps appropriate persons informed of instrument problems and resolutions.

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.

Performs and records all quality control procedures. Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated. 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:

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.

License & Certification:

Preferred: MT (ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent

Years of Experience:

Minimum Required: One year experience in a full service laboratory

Required Skills and Knowledge:

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.