In this integral role you will perform tests in all areas of the laboratory such as: chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis and immunohematology. Use optical, photometric, electronic and automated instrumentation. May participate in quality assurance, safety, infection control and disaster activities.
Validate and report test results accurately and legibly
Obtain and process blood and/or biological specimens from patient
Calibrate, standardize and maintain instruments following established procedures; perform quality control to ensure proper functioning of instruments, reagents and procedures; recognize malfunction and out-of-control test results and take corrective action
Prepare reagents, standards and controls according to prescribed procedure
Check supply inventory, maintain and monitor cost-effective purchasing and inventory control to prevent interruption of service
Adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and take corrective action
Follow the laboratoryâ€™s procedures for specimen handling/processing, test analyses, report and maintain records of patientâ€™s test results; maintain records that demonstrate proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
Adhering to laboratoryâ€™s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed
We ask that the candidate be certified as a medical technology or clinical laboratory scientist by the Board of Registry of ASCP or the National Certification Agency. (Certification as a medical technologist by the American Medical Technologist is acceptable.) Requires 3+ years of experience in a clinical laboratory.