Valley View Medical Center Medical Tech-Blood Bank in Columbus, Georgia
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Conduct complex analysis of laboratory specimens according to established protocols and procedures, conduct quality assurance checks, and maintain instruments. May lead the work of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomists, and others as necessary.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Accurately and appropriately test specimens/samples according to established protocols and procedures.
Evaluate specimens for acceptability; document activity; and maintain records.
Record and report specimen test results in a timely manner.
Report STAT, abnormal and critical value results; document special handling for test results that do not meet established criteria.
Follow established quality control procedures; conduct quality control reviews and report problems.
Accurately analyze and evaluate quality controls; document controls used; and report anomalies.
Perform equipment maintenance and calibration as needed or according to established schedule.
Troubleshoot instrument problems, reagents and patient specimens when necessary following established protocols.
Comply with all infection control and patient safety protocols; attend all required safety training programs; follows the established exposure control plan.
Provide in-service training other laboratory personnel and students.
May lead the work of assigned Medical Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomists, or other designated personnel.
Demonstrate a level of respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow associates to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment is always maintained.
Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science, biomedical science, medical technology, biology, or related field.
No experience required. Clinical experience in a healthcare facility is preferred.
Licensure / Certification(s):
Valid certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS).
Organization: *St. Francis Hospital
Title: Medical Tech-Blood Bank
Requisition ID: 7473-3416