Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia is currently seeking a full-time Medical Technologist (MT/MLS) Point of Care Tech.
Job Summary: The MT performs technical procedures in such areas as Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, Blood Bank, Point of Care Testing, Urinalysis and Microbiology according to established Protocols and standard operating procedures. Perform routine maintenance of departmental equipment and procedures to include inventory control, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. Assists in the training of new and existing personnel as well as students. The Medical Technologist performs the responsibilities of lead technologist in the absence of an on site supervisor when designated as such. May perform specimen collection, specimen processing and phlebotomy as applicable. May perform other duties as assigned. This position will also do some public speaking at POCT orientation and will walk to all units of the hospital one day a week to take inventory as well.
Education: Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Technology; Clinical Lab Science or equivalent degree in health science. Alternative must meet eligibility requirements for ASCP.
Certification: ASCP registered MLS or eligible or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in clinical laboratory preferred. Ability-operate technology/equipment consistent with current industry standards. Working knowledge of computers. Very helpful to have familiarity with i-STAT.