VCU Health System's ED Stat Lab is seeking an hourly Medical Technologist. The Medical Technologist (MT) provides accurate and timely testing and results to requesting physicians and other health care professionals for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MT should consistently utilize excellent customer service skills to both internal and external customers at all times. A positive and professional interpersonal style with a strong commitment to the team effort is mandatory.
Performance of procedures, evaluation and reporting of results as outlined in the manual of standard operating procedures.
Notification of panic values to ordering physicians.
Customer service oriented communications.
Must complete the required number of continuing education hours per year.
Participate in teaching new employees, students, residents, etc. in areas that competency is demonstrated.
Rotating weekends as required.
Holiday scheduling as required.
On call availability as required and for emergency coverage on any shift.
Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program*
Certified MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or equivalent, or ASCP categorical certification**
MT graduate to less than one (1) year of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist
* Unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements, or Ph.D., or foreign trained MD
** Certification not required but strongly encouraged if hired before January 2007
Master's Degree in Clinical Lab Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program
Minimum of one (1) year of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.