Medical Lab Tech
Job Title: Medical Lab Tech
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225358
Support the technologist, unit supervisor, ordering providers, and patients in the acquisition, performance and reporting of results on samples and tests required for each patient. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Supervisor of Laboratory and Radiologic Services, Physicians, SHS staff and students. This position will typically advise and counsel: same as above. This position will supervise: None.Responsibilities
Job Duty 1 -
Check in patients for laboratory and radiographic procedures
Job Duty 2 -
Review appropriateness of test orders; instruct patients in specimen collection; perform blood collection using various techniques; process specimens
Job Duty 3 -
Perform test procedures in assigned area and other areas as needed. Provide technical leadership in designated area(s).
Job Duty 4 -
Perform quality assurance activities that include quality control, proficiency testing, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. Formulate plans for performance improvement activities.
Job Duty 5 -
Prepare x-ray orders to be entered/enter orders to be performed by Radiology Technologists. Log quality assurance data, file x-ray reports/distribute radiological and laboratory reports to clinic.
Job Duty 6 -
Provide evidence of professional development; demonstrate competence in performance improvement principles. Contribute to the SHS Service Culture.
Job Duty 7 -
Perform other duties as assigned
Two year Technical School or two year Associate's Degree leading to certification as a nationally and state certified Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or equivalent combination of education and experience
Other Required Qualifications
Overnight travel requabed for project delivery; flexibility in on-site daily service delivery hours degree in Biology with eligibility for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (due months client shift schedules, project requabements).
Six months post graduate
Additional Preferred Qualifications
familiarity with electronic health record software as it relates to laboratory and radiography; demonstrable evidence of working knowledge specific to a college-based laboratory environment is preferred
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Biology with eligibility for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and email. Must work effectively as a team member in a diverse or multidisciplinary group and demonstrate an openness to others. Minimum of three months working knowledge with at least one Laboratory Information System (LIS).
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