Medical Technologist is considered the full performance level for non-supervisory positions. Medical Technologist at this level develops, performs, evaluates, interprets, correlates, and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results. Testing procedures are performed on a variety of biological specimens and/or environmental samples using manual or automated techniques and require a broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility with minimal technical supervision. Performs a broad range of laboratory procedures including all testing and tasks of the medical laboratory technologist occupation. In addition, performs advanced and complex laboratory procedures; recognizes deviation from expected results; analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles. - Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis taking into account physiologic processes and requirements. - Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment. Uses, calibrates, identifies malfunctions, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment. - Performs and documents quality control and assurance activities and corrective actions related to test performance using statistical principles and theories of performance improvement. - Adheres to practices and regulations governing bio-safety in the workplace. - Identifies discrepancies, solves problems, and presents solutions. - Answers inquiries regarding test results, methodology, test specificity, test sensitivity, and specific factors, which influence test result s. - Evaluates and implements new t techniques and procedures in the laboratory in terms of equipment, method comparison, and establishment of reference intervals using statistical methods and theoretical knowledge. - Assists in the i instruction and training of new employees. - Communicates effectively and courteously while working as a health care team member. Provides excellent service to the customer (healthcare providers, patient s, and others). Work Schedule: Varies shifts Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Below are the Mather and Redding CA salary breakdown of each grade level: Mather CA - GS-09 Salary Range: $ 77,880.00 to $ 101,243.00 per annual Redding CA - GS-09 Salary Range: $ 70,507.00 to $ 91,658.00 per annual
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