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Position : Medical Laboratory Technician

Collects and prepares biological specimens for analyses using appropriate techniques and maintains the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test being performed.

Determines acceptability of specimens within established guidelines, avoiding hemolysis, QNS, and wrong anticoagulant use.

Performs all applicable testing with quality, speed, and accuracy according to established protocols and procedures. Evaluates specimen integrity and ascertains suitability for testing.

Performs test analysis and reports test results in a timely manner meeting the expectations of physicians.

Ensures prompt reporting of patient results for assigned department. Investigates problems involving collection, result reporting, and turn-around-time.

Organizes department workload for maximum efficiency.

Evaluates and interprets test results according to individual test specifications, performing necessary calculations; applies laboratory results to disease and/or patient therapy.

Ensures initial calibration and standardization of equipment by applying criteria of acceptable functions and performance limits (i.e., precision, reproducibility, accuracy).

Answers telephone promptly and courteously, identifying self and section. Demonstrates good judgment in directing phone calls/questions to appropriate section.

Ensures smooth transition of duties within current shift and for oncoming shift by receiving pertinent information and conveying to other Healthcare personnel accurately and efficiently.

Demonstrates the willingness and ability to instruct other staff and students.

All other duties as assigned.

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