Reports to department Supervisor/Manager/Director and is responsible for following established policies, procedures and regulations. Under supervision, supports and assists with the provision of identified clinical services to enhance and maintain patient flow, services and satisfaction. Performs, assists and accountable for various clinical laboratory test procedures and ensures proper maintenance and operation of instrumentation. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of laboratory procedures. Provides patient care essential to laboratory procedures. Recognizes patient conditions requiring immediate action and reports to provider. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program that typically results in the acquisition of an associate degree. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the Board of Registry of American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Certification Agency (NCA) required. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, chemistry, mathematics, hematology and serology at a level normally acquired through completion of an accredited program (National Commission for health Certifying Agencies) with supervised clinical internship. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with physicians, nursing personnel and other clinicians while exchanging information to routine inquiries and reporting laboratory results. Familiar with a variety of laboratory testing procedures to resolve technical problems. Analytical skills necessary in order to interpret routine tests and recognize abnormal/critical/atypical test results and take the appropriate course of action. Standard guides and procedures are used in resolving technical problems. Knowledge and experience preforming phlebotomy required. Ability to travel. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire for identified individuals in job role. Must provide record of a completed diploma (or equivalent) or academic transcript for those areas performing laboratory or point of care testing.