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Job Details

Req Id    56521 
Shift   Evenings
Shift Hours Worked    8.00 
FTE    1.066667 
Work Schedule    SEMC 8 HR 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  Non-Union

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Laboratory Medical Director and Director of Laboratory Services.  Performs clinical testing in at least two of the following areas:  blood bank, microbiology, serology, chemistry, hematology, or urinalysis.  Obtains and receives specimens, understands method principles, performs QC procedures, interprets results as to accuracy, acceptability and critical limits.  Works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines.

Core Job Responsibilities

Obtains blood specimens by skin puncture or venipuncture using appropriate technique and maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test performed

Prepares samples for analysis and accurately and efficiently.  Evaluates sutiability of specimen for analysis:  appropriately accepting or rejecting specimens according to laboratory policy 

Evaluates laboratory results through correlation with common physiololgical conditions.  Reports test results accurately and timely per laboratory protocols.  Anticipate and recognize error, responding in an appropriate manner by reporting to supervisor or technologist in charge.  Follows work instructions for critical values and delta checks.

Maintain any clinical laboratory instrumention and/or equipment as assigned:  all preventative maintenance is documented as required.  Recognizes and corrects basic instrument malfunction within skill level.  May refer serious instrument problems to supervisor.  Contacts Services when required.  Conducts laboratory instrumentation performance checks and calibrations

Conducts estabilished quality control procedures on analytical tests, procedures, equipment, reagents, media and products and maintains accurate documentation per department protocols.  Reviews  QC and patient data from previous day.  Documentation and problems referred to supervisor

Maintains competence needed for health care advancements, scientific research, technology, new equipment and/or new procedures.  Completes educations and competency documentation before due date.

Provides clinical orientation and supervision for new or less experience personnel as assigned, and is able to functions as acting supervisor as qualified and assigned.

Education Requirements

Required: Baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology or related science with approved medical clinical training.  

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required: New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license required.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Nearest Major Market: Utica