Medical Lab Tech

Job description

Job Title: Medical Lab Tech
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225358
Job Summary

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.


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

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
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).

Required Experience
Six months post graduate

Preferred Qualifications

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)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

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).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.




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Posted: 4/6/2021
Application Due: 7/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time