Registered Medical Tech I- 70202
Lab General-70200 - Hillsboro, OR

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Job Description:
registered medical technologist- tuality healthcare
When it comes to community, everyone has a part to play.
For us, it's an honor and a duty to help those near us
receive the best medical care possible. That's why,
since our beginnings in 1918, we've worked hard to
provide quality, convenient care for our patients.
Throughout our growth and expansion, we have become a
strong community-governed, not for profit, healthcare
system. We take pride in our excellent quality of work
and all of our services provided, creating an atmosphere
that benefits our staff and patients alike.
At Tuality Healthcare we recognize that the foundation
for providing excellent care begins with recruiting
exceptional candidates and cultivating the talents of
our current employees.
Summary of Duties
the role of the technologist encompasses many areas of
expertise beginning with the educational background,
experience and skills necessary to perform laboratory
testing for the best possible patient care. This is
accomplished through avenues of critical thinking,
decision making, communication and prompt turnaround of
testing. May be required to be a charge technologist in
absence of laboratory management.

Job Requirements:
HIRING COMPETENCIES - skills & experiences the applicant
should bring to the job.
a) Education: Bachelor’s in medical technology, clinical
laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science
required.
b) Certification: Med Tech certified and able to meet
CLIA ’88 standards for high complexity testing. ASCP or
NCA certification.
c) Previous hospital experience as a medical
technologist preferred.
d) Uses effective communication skills taking into
consideration body language, filters, listening,
paraphrasing, and questions with customers of diverse
ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
e) Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
f) Ability to function independently as well as in a
team environment.
g) Presents a personal appearance that makes a good
first impression.
h) Flexible and able to work to meet the needs of the
department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Percentage of Time Spent:
% of time
Physical Requirement
30-60%
Standing
30-60%
Sitting
30-60%
Walking
1-30%
Lifting / Carrying

2. Physically Demanding Tasks:
a. Talking/hearing. Communicates with patients and
co-workers. Answers and places phone calls. Listens for
alarms, timers and instrument malfunction.
b. Walking. Makes occasional trips throughout hospital.
Makes trips between departments within the laboratory
and numerous trips between workstations within a
department. Amount varies per shift.
c. Standing. Completes transactions at a computer
terminal. Draws blood. Operates instruments and performs
maintenance. Dispenses blood products.
d. Sitting. Performs transactions at a computer terminal
with testing included.
e. Stooping. Bends over beds while performing
venipunctures. Performs instrument maintenance.
f. Lifting/carrying. Lifts and carries supplies and
materials. Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and carry
at least 20 pounds.
g. Seeing. Ability to read bar-coded labels and match
with correct test tube. Identifies armbands and labels
for placing on tubes. Observes specimens to determine
acceptability. Performs macroscopic and microscopic
observations of tests. Enters values into the computer
and/or verifies that results are correct. Uses computer
to determine workload and to print collection lists.
h. Color Discrimination. Ability to perform testing or
correct colored test tube and interpret results that are
dependent on color recognition. Distinguishes different
color test tubes and assessed specimen acceptability.
Can distinguish small amounts of hemolysis.

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