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Medical Technologist

Company: TridentUSA Health Services
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company: TridentCare The Medical Technologist (MT)/ Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs in all areas of the Laboratory. Must be able to perform clinical testing in Hematology and Chemistry under the supervision of a supervisor or designated tech. Will also be responsible for monitoring quality control, quality of reagents and working condition of the instruments. POSITION SUMMARY The Medical Technologist (MT)/ Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs in all areas of the Core Laboratory. Must be able to perform clinical testing in Hematology and Chemistry under a supervision of a supervisor or designated tech. Will also be responsible for monitoring quality control, quality of reagents and working condition of the instruments Essential Position Duties

  • Performs testing in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
  • Checks the quality control of each test prior to running and reporting patient results.
  • Calls worklists on the computer, does editing of results and data enters test results.
  • Confirms abnormal results prior to releasing and bring any "rare and improbable" test results to the attention of a supervisor.
  • Processes specimens and logs requisitions as needed.
  • Reviews daily specimen management reports.
  • Assists the Laboratory Supervisor in training new employees.
  • Troubleshoots problems (client, instrument, computer) as needed.
  • Performs maintenance on the automated Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis instrumentation as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies. Records lot numbers and compliance with state requirements for documentation of lot numbers with quality control and specimen records.
  • Records the quality control and maintains the QC records on all assays performed.
  • Data enters results into the computer.
  • Ensures that QC is within appropriate limits and brings problems to supervisor.
  • Reviews worklists and work from automated analyzers to ensure accuracy and timely reporting of patient results.
  • Performs differentials and urine sediments as needed.
  • Performs other tasks and procedures that are commensurate with education, training and abilities.
  • Responsible for all clerical functions associated with specimen integrity, testing, identification and reporting of department testing. Essential Position Duties (Continued)
    • Follows all safety protocols as outlined in safety manual.
    • Identifies and pursues self improvement needs
    • Seeks coaching/mentoring when appropriate
    • Performs other duties as assigned. Compliance Responsibilities
      • Complies with applicable legal requirements, standards, and procedures including, but not limited to, those within the Compliance Process, Code of Conduct, and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA).
      • Participates in required orientation, Compliance and HIPAA training programs.
      • Reports concerns and suspected incidences of non-compliance using the 4-Step Reporting Process
      • Cooperates with monitoring and audit functions and investigations.
      • Participates, as requested, in process improvement responsibilities. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Core Competencies/Skill Sets
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
        • Detail oriented and organizational skills.
        • Exercises accuracy and precision in completion of prescribed tasks and treatments. Professional Experience/Educational Requirements
          • Candidate must have either a Bachelor's Degree and MT (ASCP), or an Associated Degree with MLT certification or equivalent degree in health science.
          • One year experience in chemistry/hematology preferred but not required.
          • Must have a concept with all phases of the operation of the automated instruments utilized for routine analysis.
          • Good planning and organizational skills desirable.
          • Candidates must have sound computer skills.
          • Certification/Licensure
          • Must qualify under CLIA as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician SHIFT Per diem Rotating weekend and holiday rotations #MBX

Keywords: TridentUSA Health Services, Middletown , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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