Job Description & Requirements
Medical Technologist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist
ASCP certified. Four years of formal training or education beyond the high school level (e.g., Bachelors Degree). Performs, interprets, documents, and reports clinical laboratory diagnostic assays. Performs quality control procedures. Checks, calibrates and maintains equipment in working order, performing preventive maintenance at prescribed intervals. Insures adequate reagent supplies according to Laboratory and Section policies. Maintains a clean and orderly laboratory environment. Performs technical, procedural and administrative problem solving. Acts as technical resource to the Lab and all hospital employees, providing instruction on basic theory, technical skills and applications of test procedures. Assists the Section Supervisor in the evaluation of new procedures, installation of new instrumentation, and training on new or modified instrumentation or equipment. Writes technical procedures utilizing the CLSI format. Performs supervisory responsibilities in designated laboratory section in the absence of the section supervisor, as assigned. Trains and orients Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians, including students. Maintains technical ability to work in at least two (2) of the five (5) technical areas on the day shift, and four (4) of the technical areas on the evening and night shifts. Technical areas are defined as Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology and Serology. Performs special projects and other related duties as required or assigned. Volunteers for additional tasks. Demonstrates compliance with corporate, departmental and job-specific requirements.