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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 6:48 PM

The Medical Technologist maintains technical and quality assurance standards and procedures for the Clinical Laboratory. Performs qualitative and quantitative analyses in Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, and/or Microbiology to obtain data used by pathologists and physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Provides quality customer service through ongoing interface and frequent communication with patients, physicians, hospital staff and management. Supports efforts to implement change and foster teambuilding. Understands and contributes to the vision/mission and goals of the Clinical Laboratory.
POSITION DUTIES: Overall Rating *
Level 1
1.1 Perform qualitative and quantitative analyses in Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, and/or Microbiology to obtain data used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
1.2 Provide complete, appropriate, and accurate documentation in accordance with regulatory and specific environment.
1.3 Analyze test results and relates them to the patient s normal physical state, as well as to the presence of disease or other conditions that may be indicated.
1.4 Assist with the cleanliness of the Clinical Laboratory.
1.5 Ensure the quality and flow of work through Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology and/or Blood Bank by performing quality control checks, adhering to schedules, and keeping work area stocked and equipment in safe operating condition.
1.6 Assist in orientation, training, directing, and monitoring the work of students, graduate medical technologist, medical technicians, and staff new to the department.
1.7 Check that the barcode does not obscure patient name on specimen and identities on both labels match.
1.8 Run Quality Control as needed and enter data into the computer with appropriate QC Modifiers.
1.9 Accurately identify specimen results as they are obtained from instruments and enter, with comments, into the computer in a timely manner.
1.10 Adhere to departmental procedure for verification, documentation, and notification of identified critical values to appropriate site. Use acceptable abbreviations and terminology for data documentation.
Required: Bachelors degree (or foreign equivalent) in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science.
Licensure Required:
Certificates Required: Certification by ASCP, NCA, AMT or HEW.
Experience Required:
Preferred: One (1) year hospital related experience
Skills Required:
Knowledge Required: Regulatory and accreditation requirements
Preferred: Continuous Quality Improvement Process related health care standards and practices.
Technology Required: Basic computer skills, personal computer applications, and awareness of current use of technology in related field
Other Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, weekends and/or holidays as required; must be able to respond to emergencies and call backs. Must be able to transport self.
Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.
**Job:** _Laboratory and Clinical Technicians_
**Organization:** _Shared Services Center at Forbes_
**Location:** _AZ-Tucson_
**Requisition ID:** _170#######_
Associated topics: hematopathology, medical lab science, mlt, sample collection, technician i, technician iii, technician iv, technician lab, technician laboratory, technologist


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