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Medical Technologist II / III

Location : Fort Pierce
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-3
Required Education : BA/BS Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Laboratory Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services

Job Description :

 JOB DESCRIPTION


 


JOB TITLE: Medical Technologist         FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


REPORTS TO: Laboratory Manager     EFFECTIVE DATE: ASAP


 


PRIMARY PURPOSE:


The Medical Technologist performs laboratory testing in accordance with the Division of Clinical Laboratory Standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 64B3-13.003. Perform competency validated laboratory procedures ordered by appropriate medical staff and physician. Oversees the day to day operations of various lab sections in the absence of a manager.


 


SUPERVISION:


Position does not supervise anyone.


 


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


• Demonstrate competency in laboratory procedures within the scope of practice. Provide all aspects of diagnostic laboratory procedures based on established standards. Perform testing in a timely manner and ensure department staff adhere to established turnaround time goals.


• Adheres to department policies and procedures. Completes assigned policy and procedure review assignments in a timely manner. Maintains current knowledge of AABB, CAP, State of Florida, and Federal regulatory requirements for the clinical laboratory. Complies with all applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.


• Participates in proficiency testing program as assigned. Ensures that proficiency testing deadlines are met and samples are analyzed in the same manner as patient samples.


• Performs all assigned preventative maintenance, calibration, and quality control testing as scheduled, to include appropriate documentation and review.


• Troubleshoots and documents analyzer problems. Informs onsite lab supervisor of anticipated delays due to extended downtime.


• Perform other duties as assigned by department manager.


 


 


EXPERIENCE:


• Minimum two years’ experience


• PCR experience preferred


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


• Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including early mornings, weekends and holidays.


• Ability to process high volumes of work, without errors.


• Ability to analyze, evaluate and report data without oversight.


• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and maintain strong working relationships with others, internally and externally.


• Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift 40 pounds


• Basic computer and keyboarding skills.


• Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment.


• Ability and willingness to adapt to change.


• Knowledge of laboratory rules and regulations including: CAP, CLIA and State of Florida.


 


OTHER CRITERIA:


• Maintains strict confidence of patient, client, company and employee information.


• Complies with policies and procedures; performs job safely with respect to others, to property, and to individual safety.


• Excellent organization skills, verbal and communication skills.


• Proudly services the company by following all HIPAA, JCAHO, state, and federal laws and standards.


• Accepts ownership for all tasks and responsibilities.


• Actively explores new educational pursuits to improve job knowledge and skills


• Complies with policies and procedures; performs job safely with respect to others, to property, and to individual safety and works effectively with others.


• Maintains good attendance and punctuality.


 


Required Qualifications :

 


EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING:


• Bachelor’s Degree


• Science degree meeting state licensure requirements (64B3-5.003).


 


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:


• State of Florida – Required Technologist Licensed in these specialties: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology.


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