• Medical Laboratory Technician

    Location US-GA-Decatur
    Employee Type
    PRN
    Department
    107060 - Laboratory
    Shift
    Other
    Other Shift
    must be flexible
    Days of the Week for Employee
    Must be flexible
    Street
    2701 North Decatur Road
    Posted on Monster
    No
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    Responsibilities

    Performs waived, moderate and some high complexity assays on various specimens as requested by physicians. Analyzes and correlates results for patient population and verifies results. Performs related duties as requested by supervisory personnel. Performs job duties in accordance with tenets of laboratory mission and goals.

     

    1. Must have overall knowledge of lab policies and procedures. Must know where to find specific answers to customer's questions.
    2. Performs and documents equipment checks and routine maintenance according to procedure manual.
    3. Performance and documentation of quality control material as required in procedure manual.
    4. Must recognize instrument malfunction alert supervisor of such problems and perform appropriate repairs as trained.
    5. Must have comprehensive working knowledge of all procedures performed in assigned area. Must perform work in an efficient and accurate manner according to written procedures and training.
    6. Responds to needs of laboratory by assisting others voluntarily or at supervisor's request. May include department rotation or shift change.
    7. Every third weekend rotation required as meets the department needs, including holiday rotation as assigned.
    8. Daily checks on all reagents and supplies to ensure uninterrupted service.
    9. May collect specimens from patients by venipuncture, finger/heel sticks or arterial punctures required.
    10. Knows age related normal values for tests performed in assigned area.
    11. After competency training, should be able to perform more than one task at a time.
    12. Meets established turnaround time standards for testing.

    13. Ensures there are adequate supplies and reagents for functions of the area.

    14. Demonstrates the ability to establish priorities and work efficiently.

    15. Performs testing procedures accurately {few (3) minor reporting errors-no major errors, timely corrections made}.

    Qualifications

    Graduate of approved school for medical laboratory technicians.  Must be ASCP registered as a MLT or registry eligible.   No previous experience is necessary.

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