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Conducts or supports laboratory testing to aid in diagnosis and
treatment of disease. Ensures proficiency and accuracy in all
aspects of laboratory testing. Follows established policies and
procedures. Applies professional knowledge of medical technology to
these tests, to include a broad knowledge of testing methodologies
and quality assurance procedures and specialized knowledge of
disease state and clinical significance of tests in the diagnosis
- Demonstrates mastery of medical technology principles, concepts
and methods as related to clinical laboratory procedures and
performs testing with precision and accuracy. Performs and reports
test results for waived, moderate, and high complexity clinical
laboratory procedures as assigned and as outlined in the standard
operating procedures (SOPs). Uses professional knowledge to solve
problems or escalates to appropriate individual. Operates
computerized laboratory data systems/applications as assigned.
Reviews pending work using established protocol.
- Uses the correct policies and procedures in the collection,
labeling, handling and processing of all specimens. Verifies
identification of the patient, specimen, and results. Evaluates
specimen integrity based on department standard operating
- Monitors Quality Control (QC) and Quality Management (QM) for
area assigned. Evaluates QC results for acceptability and
investigates variances, notifying the appropriate individual of
unresolved issues. Performs lookback if required. Monitors
supply/reagent inventory and uses laboratory resources efficiently.
Documents receipt and opening of a supply. Monitors expiration
dates of all supplies and ensures adequate supplies are on
- Operates laboratory instrumentation. Identifies real and
potential situations or detects equipment malfunctions.
Investigates and resolves technical problems, consults the
appropriate individual as needed. Troubleshoots the problem with
appropriate individual or service representative and documents
appropriately. Performs and documents maintenance and
function/operational checks on instrumentation.
- Understands and complies with standards and conditions set
forth by various governmental and accrediting agencies in assigned
operational area. Performs competency assessments following
regulatory standards. Assumes responsibility for operation of the
section in absence of supervisor/lead technologist. Instructs
students, new team members, laboratory support staff, and hospital
personnel in procedure, technique, and theory. Maintains a safe and
clean working environment and responds immediately to safety
- Recognizes customer satisfaction issues and responds/escalates
appropriately. Supports Prisma Health system and campus financial,
customer service, and quality initiatives. Completes and performs
team assignments. Participates in work unit action plans and
supports department-based goals and initiatives which contribute to
the success of Prisma Health.
- Communicates information including critical values to other
members of the healthcare team and performs required documentation.
Educates and supports laboratory customers.
- Promotes individual professional growth and development by
meeting requirements for mandatory and non-mandatory continuing
education; accesses training needs and participates in Continuing
Education (CE) programs annually.
- Completes all required 6 month and annual competencies in
required time frame and participates in proficiency testing as
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director, or executive.
Bachelor's Degree in chemical, physical, biological, clinical
laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited
institution or degree that meets ASCP or AMT certification
- Mastery of medical technology principles, concepts and methods
as evidenced by successful completion of one of the following: MT
(ASCP) or MLS (ASCP)cm or Categorical (ASCP) or Categorical
(ASCP)cm or MT (AMT)
- A current State Licensure at the Medical Technologist level may
- Certification must be current.
In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements
Associates degree with MT(HEW) certification or current
Categorical (ASCP) (formerly NCA). Foreign degree that meets CLIA
Testing Personnel Qualifications at the discretion of the
Administrative Director and Medical Director.
Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are
grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements.
In addition, team members must be certification eligible and will
have one year to obtain required certification.
Other Required Skills and Experience
- Organizational skills, ability to prioritize tasks
- Computer skills required
Day (United States of America)
14 Medical Park Rd Richland
1510 Richland Hospital
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