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Medical Lab Tech

Carle

Carle

Eureka, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The Medical Technologist performs and evaluates complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic and bacteriological analyses. Ensures communication of test results as appropriate.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Must provide documentation of Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemical, Physical or Biological Science degree within twelve (12) weeks of hire.

We will also consider candidates that have Associates in Medical Lab Tech.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) within 1 year or Medical Laboratory Scientist (AMT) within 1 year or Medical Technologist (ASCP) within 1 year or Medical Technologist (AMT) within 1 year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs testing in the clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytical tests. Performs testing accurately, safely and within established time periods.
  • Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment and instrumentation according to laboratory protocols. Maintain laboratory supply inventory.
  • Perform various Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations and protocols. Evaluates acceptability as associated with department testing.
  • Communicates information with internal and external customers as appropriate in an accurate, timely, effective and professional manner.
  • Recognize problems that require additional troubleshooting, perform troubleshooting or seek additional assistance as appropriate.
  • Successfully participates in all accredidation and other proficiency testing and annual performance competencies.
  • Develops educational materials and shares knowledge. Consistently shares any information obtained from external sources with co-workers. Educates students and new staff in assigned section. Assists with writing, evaluation, revisions and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Complete Continuing Education as required by Lab policy and to maintain certification if applicable.
  • Follows and maintains familiarity with laboratory and organizational policies and procedures. Reviews as required.
  • Performs testing in the clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytical tests. Performs testing accurately, safely and within established time periods.
  • Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment and instrumentation according to laboratory protocols. Maintain laboratory supply inventory.
  • Perform various Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations and protocols. Evaluates acceptability as associated with department testing.
  • Communicates information with internal and external customers as appropriate in an accurate, timely, effective and professional manner.
  • Recognize problems that require additional troubleshooting perform troubleshooting or seek additional assistance as appropriate.
  • Successfully participates in all accreditation and other proficiency testing and annual performance competencies.
  • Develops educational materials and shares knowledge. Consistently shares any information obtained from external sources with co-workers. Educates students and new staff in assigned section. Assists with writing, evaluation, revisions and implementation of policies and procedures.