The Medical Technologist performs waived, moderate and highly complex laboratory tests. Assumes responsibility for teaching/training of students and/or new employees, problem-solving and quality control. Performs special assignments as delegated.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs laboratory tests according to established protocols as designated by supervisor/manager.
- Operates laboratory instrumentation as necessary to perform laboratory tests.
- Trouble shoots instrumentation with the aid of consulting technical services.
- Performs routine tests in other network laboratories as assigned.
- Performs phlebotomy duties as assigned.
- Assumes responsibility for problem solving, teaching students and/or new employees, quality control and instrument maintenance.
- Monitors inventory of supplies and reports low volume to the appropriate person.
- Accurately transcribes test results or enters results into laboratory information system.
- Follows established policies regarding proper documentation of critical values, reagent lot numbers and other quality assurance data.
- Attends continuing education or training sessions inside and/or outside the hospital campus to meet minimum standards of accrediting agencies.
- Demonstrates competency in assigned areas of responsibility.
Sitting up to 7 hours per day - 2 hour increments. Standing up to 5 hours per day - 2 hour increments. Walking - up to 7 hours per day - short increments. Frequently uses fingers to manipulate small vials, pipetting, etc. Continuous use of hands for operation of laboratory equipment and computer keyboard. Occasional lifting of boxes/equipment up to 30 lbs. Occasional pushing/pulling of equipment. Frequent stooping, bending. Occasional crouching. Frequent reaching above shoulder level and stretching across work area (30" depth). Hearing as
it relates to normal, high and low frequencies. Seeing as it relates to general, far, near, color and peripheral vision. Depth perception. Ability to palpate veins.
MLS/MT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful completion of an accredited MLS/MT/MLT program or equivalent work experience.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!