Position : Lab Technician
Bachelors degree in science or medical technology with ASCP or equivalent nationally recognized certification
Associate degree in laboratory science or medical technology with ASCP or equivalent nationally recognized certification
High school graduate or equivalent and have successfully completed an official U.S. military medical laboratory course of at least a 50 week duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist, ASCP or other nationally recognized certification.
One year of training or experience or both in basic laboratory procedures and quality control.
Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.