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Medical Technologist

Workforce Genetics Rockville, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Medical Technologist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties as a testing personnel in a CLIA high complexity laboratory.
  • Performs laboratory procedures, quality control and quality assurance measures as outlined in the Laboratory Procedure Manual.
  • Tests patient specimens, correlates data and reports result in a timely manner to affect quality patient care.
  • Follows lab procedures for specimen handling and processing. Performs lab procedures in accordance with standards set forth in the approved Laboratory Procedures Manual.
  • Reports and maintains records of patient test results according to protocol.
  • Adheres to quality control and quality assurance procedures with appropriate and accurate documentation. Follows laboratory's established corrective action procedures.
  • Performs proficiency testing, reports result, according to protocol. Diagnoses laboratory instrument malfunctions, performs preventive and corrective maintenance/repairs, and maintains records of actions.
  • Ensures that lab standard of timeliness and quality of patient test results is met.
  • Recognizes unexpected or unreasonable results, identifies the cause, and takes appropriate action. Brings unusual situations to the attention of the lab manager and lab director.
  • Enters and retrieves information using the laboratory computer system where required.
  • Assists in the evaluation and development of new procedures, methods, and instrumentation.
  • Performs the responsibilities of phlebotomy, accessioning, and specimen processing on an as needed basis to maintain efficient laboratory operations.
  • Assures that adequate department supply levels are maintained in a cost-effective manner.
  • Assists in the orientation of new employees.
  • Adheres to lab safety and infection control practices. Follows department and organization dress code policies. Wears personal protective equipment where appropriate.
  • Applies professional knowledge and judgment to analytical and decision-making functions.
  • Advises providers and clinical staff of correct procedures for specimen collection and handling.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient/medical information.
  •  Performs other related duties as directed.


Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree plus 1 year of hands-on experience in lab training or experience in high complexity testing preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of hands-on experience in lab training or experience in high complexity testing.
  • Required certification in any of the following: Medical Terminologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
  • Ability to supervise up to 5 personnel.
  • Training in approved NAACLS medical laboratory scientist program preferred.
  • Experience in Infectious Diseases preferred.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
  • High energy individual able to effectively multi-task and strive in a dynamic team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, and sitting, occasional reaching, bending, and lifting up to 20 lbs. Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy/fax machine and phone.

Workforce Genetics


Rockville, MD



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