Performs and monitors a variety of laboratory testing and analysis; and assumes responsibility for problem resolution, quality control, and routine equipment maintenance with minimal supervision.
PERFORMS MODERATE TO COMPLEX LABORATORY ANALYSIS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY PATIENT CARE.
*Performs laboratory analyses within scheduled timeframe.
*Accurately records and clearly communicates results.
*Recognizes and takes appropriate action on results that deviate from guidelines.
*Recognizes and takes action on abnormal (critical) results, and documents notification of appropriate staff following established policies and procedures.
*Demonstrates knowledge of proper specimen collection, processing and handling techniques.
ENSURES LABORATORY QUALITY CONTROL PROCEDURES ARE FOLLOWED AND EQUIPMENT FUNCTIONS PROPERLY.
*Ensures highly accurate quality control records.
*Performs routine calibration and preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment, in accordance with established guidelines.
ASSISTS IN MAINTAINING INVENTORY LEVELS, EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUMENTS.
*Helps to maintain adequate stock of supplies as requested.
*Performs routine calibrations and preventative maintenance accurately as participation is required.
*Assists in the evaluation of new techniques, procedures and equipment as required.
*Recognizes equipment malfunctions and technical problems and, using scientific principles, takes initial steps to resolve these situations.
FULFILLS CONTINUING EDUCATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, AND SHARES TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE WITH NEW EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS.
*Takes responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provides Scott & White with the necessary documentation on such requirements.
*Demonstrates and educates laboratory principles (which may include methodology, specificity, sensitivity and specific factors that could impact results) and technical skills to others on a regular basis and in a professional manner.
*Achieves satisfactory ratings on proficiency testing results.
PERFORMS DAILY WORK ACTIVITIES IN A PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL MANNER.
*Understands Scott & White Guiding Business Principles and applies them to daily work activities.
REGIONAL LABORATORY DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC STANDARDS
DEMONSTRATES ABILITY TO MEET OR EXCEED REGIONAL LABORATORY PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS.
*Demonstrates acceptable venipuncture success rates.
*Demonstrates manual data entry skill with an error rate at or below acceptable standards.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.
Minimum one year experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree required.
Certification as a Medical Technologist through ASCP, AMT, or HEW required.
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