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Medical Lab Tech or Medical Lab Scientist
NOW HIRING! MLT or MLS in Newberry, MI
26th March, 2021
General Job Duties:
Performs diagnostic testing on patient samples according to laboratory policy.
Prioritizes work flow based on established policy and individual patient needs.
Performs Quality Control, maintains Quality Control records, and makes decisions about Quality Control acceptability according to laboratory policy.
Performs routine and unscheduled maintenance on all laboratory equipment as needed. Keeps maintenance records organized and up to date.
Interacts and manages operations of LIS. Oversees QC and daily operation.
Performs venipunctures, arterial punctures, capillary punctures, and collects other patient samples skillfully and discreetly.
Prepares specimens/requisitions/orders carefully for transfer to reference laboratory.
Maintains clean work area.
Restocks supplies at end of shift.
Reports results to physician or nurse within established time frame.
Informs laboratory manager of any problems occurring within the department, either solved or unsolved. Performs proficiency testing
within allotted time frame, according to established policy.Must be knowledgeable in medical terminology, laboratory medicine, laboratory
instrumentation and laboratory procedures.
Understands and practices universal precautions, infection control, and laboratory safety policies.
Must possess strong leadership skills and interact with staff in a non-bias manner.
Strong computer skills and an understanding of the LIS and its role in the lab/facility.
Required Skills & Minimum Years Experience:
Technologist – Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Medical Technology program, including successful completion of an internship OR CLIA approved equivalent. ASCP Certified
Specific Lincensures & Certifications/Registration Required:
Maintain Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) OR Medical Technologist Certification and Credentials. ASCP Certified
Obtain and maintain BLS certification.
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