Medical Technologist – $10,000.00 sign on bonus

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Published January 24, 2023
Location Ottumwa, Iowa
Category Laboratory Technologist/Technician - Medical Technologist  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Please get in touch for all the information relating to this fantastic opportunity!

Extremely competitive salary range!

$10,000.00 sign on bonus

Relocation

Must-Haves

Minimum Education: BA/BS in Medical Laboratory Technology or related clinical field, and a graduate of a laboratory training course.

Certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MT) is REQUIRED.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – Responsible for clinical laboratory patient testing to include hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation, transfusion medicine and microbiology according to assigned performance standards.

 

SUPERVISOR – Technical Supervisor

 

SUPERVISES – Students, Trainees

 

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

· Performs laboratory testing ensuring that results are appropriately measured or determined and that diagnostic abnormalities are referred to pathologists when appropriate.

· Performs instrument maintenance and monitors functions according to established procedures.

· Ensures that appropriate quality control is run, and out-of range values are handled appropriately.

· Performs proficiency testing samples as part of the regular workload.

· Ensures compliance with CAP accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards.

· Ensures that all clinical laboratory tests are performed consistently according to established written procedures and good laboratory practices.

· Ensures test results produced are clinically accurate and meaningful through following appropriate pre and post-analytical processes including test ordering, specimen collection, processing, result reporting and specimen storage.

· Performs phlebotomy, finger stick or heel stick on an as needed basis in a timely, accurate and caring manner.

· Keeps documented records to be kept current by the incumbent regarding maintenance and quality control.

· Meets lab service goals as scheduled or report problems to director.

· Other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

· Basic computer skills.

· Strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work quickly and accurately when under strict deadlines.

· Good communication skills; oral, written, electronic

· Ability to work independently and as member of a team.

· Comprehensive knowledge of applicable safety, quality control and specimen handling guidelines and procedures.

· Skill using laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, meters, microscopes, incubators, pipettes where applicable.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.

· Considerable knowledge of theory and practice of clinical laboratory methods and instrumentation. Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, laboratory medicine, disease process and laboratory procedures.

 

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