Licensed Clinical Technologist - Microbiology
Fresenius Medical Care - Milpitas, CA

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Division: RTG

For more than 25 years, Spectra Laboratories, a division of Fresenius Medical Care North America, has delivered a broad range of specialized testing services, industry-leading software, and clinical research capabilities that help hospitals, dialysis clinics, and other medical facilities improve patient outcomes. For more information please visit our website at www.spectra-labs.com Spectra Labs is currently seeking a Temporary Licensed Clinical Technologist (Med Technologist)

Description

  • Thorough understanding and ability to order, prepare and perform all clinical and environmental tests.
  • Primary function: Culture workup for identification and susceptibility of pathogenic organisms.
  • Check and validate tests as appropriate before finalizing patient results.
  • Evaluate department tests for accuracy and validity before they are released for reporting.
  • Order reagents, media, supplies and equipment parts, and other miscellaneous items as needed.
  • Operation and maintenance of appropriate equipment and instrumentation. (Ex: Vitek 2, BacT/Alert, Urine strip reader, cytocentrifuge/stainer, microscopes, etc.)
  • Responsible for all maintenance and recording of required Quality Control/Quality Assurance records.
  • Must have ability to type and use a computer with proficiency to perform order entry functions.
  • Good verbal an written communication skills required.
  • Coordinate and assist in the work activities of Laboratory Technicians and others as directed.
  • Exhibit advanced problem solving skills (over Tech 1 Level)
  • Ability to train Technicians in all duties.
  • Willingness to contribute ideas and talents to the team.
  • Help solve issues of workflow, efficiency, organization and cooperation.
  • Self motivated toward continuing education, dialysis, microbiology and other job related subjects.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Requirements

Education :
Bachelor's degree in the Clinical Sciences. Microbiology emphasis preferred.

Experience :
Demonstrated experience as a Clinical Technologist with at least two years of departmental experiece preferred.

Requirements :
Must have the ability and experience to supervise a department in a clinical reference laboratory.

Licensure by the State of California as a Clinical Technologist and meets the requirements for New York as a Clinical Technologist.

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Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) operates a network of more than 1,800 dialysis clinics located throughout the US. One of the...