Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Tennessee Oncology - Nashville, TN

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Tennessee Oncology
          is seeking an experienced clinic Medical Laboratory Technician to join Nashville area clinical team. This is an excellent opportunity for long term success with an established, stable and successful practice.

          Tennessee Oncology provides the highest quality of care and service to our patients and employees as well as advances the science of cancer care through the development of innovative treatments and clinical trial participation. We are motivated to continually invest in the latest technology and attract the most talented team of Health-care professionals.

          SUMMARY OF POSITION
          Medical Laboratory Technician is responsible for the collection of patient specimens for laboratory testing. This is executed by following proper guidelines for safe handling of blood, body fluids and hazardous chemicals, properly recording lab testing, quality control and assurance, assisting physicians with procedures and exams as requested, maintaining appropriate inventory levels of reagents and supplies.

          KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

        • Makes sure all lab reports are reviewed and panic values are noted.
        • Demonstrates ability to perform clean venipuncture.
        • Demonstrates ability to perform capillary collections.
        • Follows proper guidelines for safe handling of blood, body fluids and hazardous chemicals.
        • Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and practices
        • Performs laboratory testing and operates automated equipment within the limits described in the procedure manual.
        • Maintains proper records of laboratory testing and results as described in the policy and procedures manual.
        • Demonstrates understanding of proper quality control procedures, use of control materials, and documentation of QC results and corrective action.
        • Demonstrates knowledge of ongoing quality assurance activities in the office and documents breaches of quality as they occur.
        • Demonstrates ability to perform routine maintenance on automated equipment.
        • Performs well in laboratory proficiency surveys.
        • Assists physicians with procedures and exams as requested.
        • Maintains appropriate inventory levels of reagents and supplies.
        • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify Director or Manager.
        • Must be able to document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from laboratory’s established performance specifications.
        • Be able to document in charts for “lab only” visits.
        • Have complete understanding of Laboratory Information System (LIS); which includes ordering test, rejecting test, reviewing and approving results.
        • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Current State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Technician License and/or have several years of extensive experience working in a laboratory setting as a Medical Assistant (Certified or Registered)
          • Hematology experience required with a minimum (3) years of laboratory experience
          • Knowledge of reading CBC results and when to question and repeat the test
          • Excellent phlebotomy skills
          PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Outpatient facility experience
          • Vital signs experience
          Locations: (1) Full TIme position: St. Thomas Clinic-Downtown/West Nashville

          Days & Hours: Typically Monday – Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

          Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience

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