A Medical Technologist is responsible for performance of technical laboratory tests/procedures which provide information to physicians for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of diseases in patients. Provides accurate, timely and cost effective testing/analysis of various blood, body fluid and tissue samples using current manual or automated lab methods. Works collaboratively with nursing, providers and other members of the multi-disciplinary patient-care team. Follows policies/procedures and best practices within the scope of the laboratory Quality Management Program. Maintains compliance with all state, federal, regulatory and accreditation agencies. Reports directly to the Technical Supervisor in charge of the department or site.
Education, Experience & other Essentials:
- No previous experience required.
- Certified by (or eligible for) examination as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)/Medical Technologist (MT) by a nationally-recognized certifying agency such as the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC), American Medical Technologists (AMT), or other equivalent certifying agency.
- Bachelor degree in medical/clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited college/university preferred, or Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited college/university, AND
- Certified by (or eligible for) examination as a Medical Laboratory Technician(MLT) / Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) / Medical Technologist (MT) by a nationally-recognized certifying agency such as the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC), American Medical Technologists (AMT), or other equivalent certifying agency.
- Failure to successfully become certified within six months of hire date will result in a position change to Medical Laboratory Assistant until certification is achieved.
- Personnel hired by the laboratory prior to June 1999, who are certified as an MT/MLT/CLT and possess an AMT/HEW/HHS certification.
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