Medical Lab Technician - Microbiology
$10,000 sign-on bonus available!
Performs clinical laboratory tests and procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Processes specimens and performs testing under the guidance of a medical technologist.
Meets expected turnaround time for test results.
Recognizes abnormal or unusual test results and determines course of action following predetermined criteria prior to reporting results; if necessary, confers with a medical technologist, supervisor or pathologist before reporting results.
Performs, records and evaluates quality control results and implements corrective action as appropriate.
Operates, maintains and troubleshoots instrumentation and other equipment, correcting basic malfunctions.
Documents and communicates technical and general information to appropriate individuals.
Ensures that adequate supplies and reagents are available to perform the testing required.
Trains other personnel in policies, procedures and protocols pertaining to their job duties; provides documentation as necessary.
Communicates and interfaces with hospital personnel, patients, medical staff and family members to ensure high quality patient care.
EDUCATION: Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
EXPERIENCE: Internship as a Medical Laboratory Technician, or equivalent experience in a clinical laboratory setting.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Registered or registry eligible for MLT by ASCP, HEW, or AMT.