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Medical Technologist Evenings

Company: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Part Time Evenings - Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for testing the requested analyses of patient specimens using manual or automated methodologies for use in the diagnosis and treatment of varying diseases, while following established protocols and standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis; other tasks may be assigned.

+ Plan, organize, and prioritize work duties to accomplish work load and accompanying duties

+ Comply with the established standards and practices/procedures

+ Use proper techniques and equipment

+ Assemble supplies and equipment and assure proper functioning and cleanliness

+ Perform tests and procedures as ordered/requisitioned

+ Follow outlines in procedure manuals

+ Identify and label all specimens received and collected, then discard after tests or store for future reference

+ Record, report, and post test results and findings as required

+ File, mail, and/or call in reports

+ Perform quality controls and quality assurance techniques per department protocols as requested

+ Consult with and keep the Manager informed of all activities, needs, and problems within the department

+ Notify the Manager of out of control, discrepant, or unexpected results within the expected time frame

+ Correlate clinical data/diagnoses with test results for reasonableness and accuracy

+ Offer/suggest alternative and/or repeat testing based on clinical data and diagnosis

+ Monitor all test results, unknowns, controls, and standards and evaluate for accurate method/machine/sample performance

+ Communicate clearly and logically with any and all persons involved in patient care to assure the highest quality of care is given

+ Attend required hospital-wide orientations, meetings, and in-services

+ Demonstrate a commitment to flexible work scheduling when necessary to ensure patient care

Education and Experience

Minimum Required Education: B.S. Degree in Medical Technology or related field

Experience: Prior experience is preferred, but will hire new graduates

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Applicants must be certified as a Medical Technologist (ASCP) or Medical Laboratory Scientist or equivalent within 1 year of hire; specialty certifications are encouraged and preferred in addition to the MT equivalent. Must hold a current BLS certification or obtain within 3 months

Keywords: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Chesapeake , Medical Technologist Evenings, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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