Medical Laboratory Technician
Posting ID: JP-002663456
o Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
o Maintains inventory supply; stocks and maintains neat, orderly work area.
o Operates and maintains laboratory equipment in areas of assignment; troubleshoots problems; and validates and documents information as required per standard protocol.
o Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts.
o Participates in surveys, conducts established quality control of procedures, evaluates results, implements corrective action when indicated, and ensures accuracy of test results. Performs a wide variety of routine and special procedures following prescribed protocol and using manual or automated methods; calculates and reports results as established; consults with pathologist regarding difficult analysis or abnormal findings.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
o Prepares and evaluates statistical data, cost analysis, and daily tallies for monthly reports. Prepares, evaluates, and labels reagents, media, etc., per procedure.
o Processes specimens ensuring accuracy of identification; confidentiality of information; and appropriate preparation, storage, and transportation; may perform specimen procurement as required.
o Sets up and evaluates new procedures; performs comparison studies for linearity, precision, accuracy, etc.; and determines normal ranges.
o Trains new employees and students.
o Instructs others in new procedures; evaluates and documents performance.
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
NIGHTS: 11pm to 7:30am w/rotating weekends
DAYS: 7:30am to 3:30pm w/ rotating weekends
Candidates that have experience and are proficient in reading Microbiology gram stains (at least 6mths-1yr), can perform kit testing and perform/setup cultures.
The ability to read gram stains is definite requirement.
Experience with reading manual differentials, performing manual microscopic reviews for Urinalysis or have used some of the instrumentation (Sysmex for hematology, Vista for Chemistry
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Recruiter: Jean Chambers
Phone: (410) 579-3072