MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN II (3:00pm-11:30pm)
Coordinate and participate in a variety of complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
- Perform routine tests in clinical laboratories for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytical tests.
- Prepare sterile media in plates, jars or test tubes for use in growing bacterial cultures; incubate culture for specific times at prescribed temperatures.
- Understand and comply with laboratory Quality Control and Quality Assurance policies and procedures for instrumentation and testing.
- Prepare solutions, reagents and stains, following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
- Maintain detailed records of tests performed and report laboratory test results to appropriate personnel; recognize Quality Control shifts and trends and take appropriate action whenever necessary.
- Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on test equipment, clean and sterilize laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments, maintain laboratory supply of chemicals and glassware; perform routine maintenance on equipment.
- Collect blood specimens from patients using venipuncture, or heel or finger stick; carry out Point-of-Care Testing waived tests and urinalysis without microscope
- Utilize various hospital and laboratory information systems and software.
- Interact in a professional and courteous manner with doctors, nurses, and other personnel to provide technical guidance and address concerns.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Experience involving patient contact, customer service in a medical setting, strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
- Working knowledge of laboratory and hospital computer systems is helpful. Basic knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
- Ability to demonstrate required dexterity, knowledge, and ability to complete assigned laboratory tasks and skills, attention to detail and compliance with all appropriate regulatory and safety requirements.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
EducationAA, AS or AD Degree, BS Degree.
ExperienceMLT with >= 4 years of experience. Non-Cert Medical technologist (meeting CLIA requirements).
Degrees, Licensures, CertificationsCertification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by a nationally recognized board/agency (required).
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