Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Job Summary: Analyzes samples of blood, tissue and body fluids to determine chemical content, cell count, drug levels or blood type; may also search for specific microorganisms like bacteria or parasites. Provides information for patient diagnosis and treatment by performing laboratory tests.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. ASCP or equivalent certified within six (6) months of hire.
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 multitask. 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 walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear. Frequently stand. Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.