I. Position Purpose:
Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, a Medical Technologist employs professional knowledge and judgement to perform technical, physical, clerical, quality control, quality assurance, and has appropriate computer skills to result and record data in the laboratory information system.
II. Essential Functions: Describe five to ten key duties / responsibilities / accountabilities that are required for this position:
1. Performs various chemical, microscopic, morphologic and other tests as assigned,
and does those tasks independently, and in accordance with established procedures and
2. Evaluates the validity of results, accurately records, reviews, and reports those results.
3. Performs quality control, standardization curves, calibration, and equipment maintenance
procedures as directed; recognizes and reports problems and documents corrective action.
4. Responsible for the completion of all assigned tasks or procedures during their scheduled
work shift, and for maintaining a clean, neat, and organized work area.
5. Performs various technical and clerical tasks related to receiving, processing, and instrument
interfaces related to laboratory operating functions.
6. Effectively uses all computer equipment, programs, and instrument interfaces related to
laboratory operating functions.
7. Maintains required records and prepares various reports, as requested or scheduled.
8. Helps to train new employees in the benchwork required to learn the instrumentation in
the laboratory and use of the LIS application.
III. Additional Responsibilities: List tasks that are performed infrequently or are non-essential:
- Participates in the evaluation of new products and equipment as requested.
- May work irregular hours due to a variation in workload, staffing, and/or training needs.
- Participates in continuous quality improvement and quality assurance programs of the
laboratory/clinic, and attends meetings pertaining to those programs as directed.
- Keeps abreast of new methodology and advances in Medical Technology and operation
of the LIS through appropriate continuing education programs via conferences (web,
- Exercises good judgement; responds calmly, positively, and cooperatively in stressful
- Performs other duties as assigned by manager and/or director.
IV. Minimum Qualifications:
- Education: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience to meet CLIA
- Experience: Basic knowledge of working with a LIS (Labortory Information System).
- Training: Above average computer skills.
- Certification/Licensure/Registration: MT(ASCP) , MLT, AMT or equivalent.