TN Medical Laboratory Technologist
JOB SUMMARY AND
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs various clinical laboratory tests
and procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases,
following established standards, practices and procedures and exercising independent/correlated
judgment. Interprets and reports test results in an accurate and timely manner. Assists in the supervision of Medical Lab
Technician and Medical Lab Assistants.
clinical lab tests and procedures in specimen's procurement, examination and
analysis in an accurate and timely manner by following established standards, practices
and procedures and with consideration given to risk management, infection
control practices and patient safety practices.
Expected to exercise independent/correlated judgment as needed in
resolving clinical issues.
Graduate of an approved medical technology program. Qualified by
education, training or experience to work with the neonate, infant, toddler, adolescent,
adult, and/or geriatric patient population as specialty assignment dictates.
in patient care as obtained through completion of an approved Medical
Technology program. An ability and
willingness to apply knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as to
implement lab services as demonstrated through practices, performing complex
laboratory procedures and quality control across the major areas of the
laboratory, recognizing abnormal and inadequate results and utilizing
background in technical methodology and theory to independently perform,
interpret and report test analyses as required.
Demonstrates skill in the use of applicable equipment; mature judgment
and initiative required; is able to work without direct supervision; shows
professional interest through self-development, continuing education, and
involvement in professional organizations; presents a positive attitude and
professional appearance. Ability to give
and follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively
with others; ability to react and perform under stress in emergency situations;
ability to plan and organize work for self and others; ability to exercise
analytical judgment on work to be done and meet job demands. Provides on-call and callback coverage as
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Medical
Technologist licensure or permit to work in state of TN.