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Position : Weekend-Shift Medical Laboratory Technologist

Evaluates requested procedures to determine the suitability of specimen for analysis, requesting new specimen if determined to be unusable. Prepares specimens for analysis, ensuring that the physiologic state of the properties is maintained.

Performs laboratory procedures on tissue, blood, exudates and other body fluids in Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, Clinical Microscopy, and Immunology in accordance with state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, professional standards, laboratory procedures and hospital policies. Participates in proficiency testing and ensures samples are handled in the same manner as patient samples.

Evaluates patient results to ensure correlation with the patient’s condition, age, sex , diagnosis and other pertinent clinical data. Issues laboratory reports and reports results to appropriate individuals. Maintains continuity, quality and accuracy of documentation to ensure results are properly and timely reported.

Calibrates, standardizes, adjusts, and maintains instruments. Verifies correct instrument operation using established procedures and quality control checks Recognizes and reacts to indicators of malfunction; locates and implements corrections. Identifies the cause of common problems and makes simple repairs; conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagents, and products, and maintains proper records for quality control reports. Documents all corrective actions when indicated.

Directs and supervises the work of assigned students, phlebotomists, lab assistants and technicians. Reports to Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Medical Technologist) II, Operations Manager, Quality and Safety Manager and Administrative Laboratory Director.