Medical Technologist Opportunities

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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 suitability of specimen for analysis:  appropriately accepting or rejecting specimens according to laboratory policy.
  • Evaluates laboratory results through correlation with common physiological conditions.  Reports test results accurately and timely per laboratory protocols.
  • Anticipates and recognizes errors, responding in an appropriate manner by reporting to supervisor or technologist in charge.
  • Follows work instructions for critical values and delta checks.
  • Conducts established 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 can function as acting supervisor as qualified and assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements

Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related science with approved medical clinical training
  • Minimum 1 year experience laboratory work (may be part of clinical training program)

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required: 

  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license. 

Disclaimer

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.

Job Details


Req Id  87674 
Pay Range $28.00 - $50.00 Hourly


Nearest Major Market: Utica