Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.0 Shift: Second Shift Position with every third weekend night shift Hours: 4 10-hour rotation per week, if preferred and night shift weekend includes Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2100-0700. 2 scheduled holidays per calendar year (Nightshift)
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), under minimal supervision, is responsible for independently performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues that includes standardized microscopic, chemical, and/or bacteriological testing. All the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) testing is performed in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, OSHA, CLIA, and Joint Commission regulations and guidelines. Test results are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Associates degree for Medical Laboratory Technician or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited institution required.
Eligible to take the ASCP Board of Review exam for Medical Laboratory Technician, American Society of Clinical Pathology, (MLT(ASCP)) Certification.
MLT (ASCPCM) Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire in order to retain position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of clinical laboratory science.
Working knowledge of recent laboratory developments, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology appropriate to the field of specialization.
Ability to perform assigned tasks according to procedures and to make accurate observations and records of test result.
Skilled in the use of medical laboratory equipment in the performance of required tests and examinations.
Excellent computer skills.
Proficient in Work and Excel.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent teaming skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently.
In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:
Paid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)
Elder Care/Child Care Resources
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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