NOW HIRING! Medical Tech / Medical Lab Scientist in Coos Bay, OR
19th February, 2021
Job Type: Direct
General job duties:
*Performs various laboratory procedures utilizing automated equipment, microscopes, manual procedures, and use of the computer terminal *Prepares reagents and specimens for processing *Performs all clinical laboratory tests (may include Microbiology and/or Blood Bank testing) *Utilizes a computer as part of the LIS/HIS and/or analyzer software *Evaluates quality control results *Follows up and documents actions relating to abnormal panic results *Prepares specimens for send-outs *Consults with other lab staff and healthcare personnel on test results, specimen requirements and testing protocols *Minimal patient contact (collect bleeding times). *Collects, receives, and/or processes urine and other body fluid specimens *Performs clerical functions as necessary
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept: Analyzers, PC, microscopes, centrifuges, pipettors
Five years’ experience preferred
Experience with Blood banking, including antibody identification is preferred.
Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science OR Associates of Science as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Registry as MT, MLS, or MLT with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent (i.e., certified in California, AMT with Human Health Service HEW & NCA) preferred
Shift or schedule requirements: Every other weekend, typically won't ever work alone, Days/evenings
Dress Code: Business casual, Lab coat will be provided, No blue jeans or open toed shoes
About the unit/department specific training and orientation program: CAP accredited laboratory serving mainly hospital patients and a busy Emergency Department.