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Medical Technologist, Generalist

Trident USA Health Middletown, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

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.

  • Certification/Licensure

  • Must qualify under CLIA as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician

  • SHIFT:
    Full Time- 40 Hours

    Mon - Fri 3pm.-11:30p.m. (no weekends)

    Rotating holiday rotations- Hours for Holidays 9am-4:30pm

Trident USA Health

TridentCare, through its affiliated companies across the United States, is the leading national provider of mobile bedside diagnostic services across the post-acute continuum of care. With more than 35 years of experience, our highly-qualified personnel and advanced technological capabilities allow us to deliver high quality services – including X-ray, ultrasound, laboratory, cardiac monitoring, vascular access services, on-site nurse practitioner-based primary care and more. We bring innovative technologies and compassionate care to residents and patients in long-term care, assisted living, memory care facilities, rehabilitation hospitals, home care, hospice agencies, correctional facilities, or wherever they call home.

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