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Lead Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician

Job Summary: Analyze samples of blood, tissue and body fluids to determine chemical content, cell count, drug levels or blood type; they may also search for specific microorganisms like bacteria or parasites.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for QC, PT, training, and employee competency in assigned department (Heme, Chem, Micro, etc.) in the lab
  • Provide input for employee evaluations.
  • Prepares reagents, QC, and calibrators from predetermined procedures for use in routine and special tests.
  • Performs routine and safety program checks and preventative maintenance on instrumentation.
  • Accurately performs patient testing in all areas of the laboratory.
  • Performs and reports QC and calibrations as required; recalibrates if necessary.
  • Draws blood specimens from patients as required by the supervisor.
  • Calls critical results per procedure.
  • Logs and processes specimens, keeps accurate records, prepares and transmits reports clearly and completely.
  • Participates in proficiency testing.
  • Assists lab aides and other hospital staff with testing information and collection criteria.
  • Answers phones, relays information as needed in a courteous professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelors of Science degree in Medical Technology with three (3) years of hospital experience or MLT with seven (7) years of experience in a hospital laboratory. ASCP certification or equivalency.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedure manuals. Good communication skills. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and able to multi-task. Proper use of phone etiquette is necessary. Skills for problem solving either individually or as part of a team. Phlebotomy experience preferred.

Working Conditions:  Work with potentially infectious blood/body fluid and hazardous material in a controlled protective setting.

Physical Requirements:  Constantly see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear.  Frequently stand, walk.  Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.

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