The Medical Technologist (MT)/ Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs in all areas of the Laboratory. Must be able to perform clinical testing in Hematology and Chemistry under the supervision of a supervisor or designated tech. Will also be responsible for monitoring quality control, quality of reagents and working condition of the instruments.
Performs testing in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
Checks the quality control of each test prior to running and reporting patient results.
Calls worklists on the computer, does editing of results and data enters test results.
Confirms abnormal results prior to releasing and bring any “rare and improbable” test results to the attention of a supervisor.
Processes specimens and logs requisitions as needed.
Reviews daily specimen management reports.
Assists the Laboratory Supervisor in training new employees.
Troubleshoots problems (client, instrument, computer) as needed.
Performs maintenance on the automated Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis instrumentation as needed.
Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies. Records lot numbers and compliance with state requirements for documentation of lot numbers with quality control and specimen records.
Records the quality control and maintains the QC records on all assays performed.
Data enters results into the computer.
Ensures that QC is within appropriate limits and brings problems to supervisor.
Reviews worklists and work from automated analyzers to ensure accuracy and timely reporting of patient results.
Performs differentials and urine sediments as needed.
Performs other tasks and procedures that are commensurate with education, training and abilities.
Responsible for all clerical functions associated with specimen integrity, testing, identification and reporting of department testing.
Candidate must have either a Bachelor’s Degree and MT (ASCP), or an Associated Degree with MLT certification or equivalent degree in health science.
One year experience in chemistry/hematology preferred but not required.
Must have a concept with all phases of the operation of the automated instruments utilized for routine analysis.
Good planning and organizational skills desirable.
Candidates must have sound computer skills.
Must qualify under CLIA as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician
Full Time- 40 Hours
Mon - Fri 3pm.-11:30p.m. (no weekends)
Rotating holiday rotations- Hours for Holidays 9am-4:30pm