Medical Technologist - CentraState Healthcare System

Compensation

: $86,530.00 - $127,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Overview

Performs routine laboratory procedures using computerized instrumentation and manual methods. Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the laboratory section/shift.

Responsibilities

  • Performs laboratory testing of blood and body fluid specimens using automated analyzers, as well as manual methods, accurately and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Reports tests accurately, within timed guidelines, and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Consistently verifies critical results and follows critical value policy, including proper documentation.
  • Enters results accurately in computer.
  • Utilizes logs, reports, etc. to research computer issues.
  • Performs venipuncture and skin puncture collections.
  • Performs quality control testing on all laboratory reagents.
  • Accurately assesses quality control results and takes appropriate action regarding out-of -range results.
  • Properly documents QC results in computer and/or log sheets with corrective action taken.
  • Maintains Laboratory instrumentation according to manufacturer's operation manuals and lab procedure manuals.
  • Performs maintenance on time according to defined schedule.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate steps to correct problems.
  • Accurately calibrates equipment.
  • Trains students and new employees. Trains according to checklists, and within given timeframes. Approves/Signs new employees as successfully completing training.
  • Provides professional and technical guidance to Medical Laboratory Technicians, assistant lab techs, and phlebotomists.
  • Performs departmental inventory when needed.
  • Completes work before end of shift, including resolving outstanding specimens.
  • Fulfills requirements of Career Ladder I/II.
  • Qualifications

    Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology including internship required.

    Work Experience:

  • Medical Technologist Preferred
  • Licenses and Certifications:

  • ASCP registration, HEW registration or NCA registration preferred.
  • Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. Strong computer skills. Knowledge of LIS.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

    Exposure:

    Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Occasionally

    Standing/Walking - Frequently

    Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

    Bending/Climbing - Never

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Never

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds Rarely

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Occasionally


    Associated topics: laboratory, mls, molecular, pathology, services, sterile processing technician, technician, technician i, technician iii, technician lab * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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