The responsibilities of this job include, but are not limited to the following:
Following the laboratory’s procedure for specimen collection and handling and processing, as well as test analysis, reporting, and maintaining records of test results;
Following the laboratory’s quality control policies;
Documenting all quality controls activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance;
Identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correcting the problem or notifying Supervisor;
Distributing laboratory stock in laboratory and treatment area as needed;
Understanding all checklists and being able to perform all duties on the checklists associated with the position;
Following the laboratory’s safety policies as defined by Patient First and OSHA.
Minimum education and professional requirements include, but are not limited to, the following:
Employee must be 18 years of age or older;
High school graduate or equivalent;
Minimum typing experience;
One year technician training in a formal training program.
Minimum 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college, including chemistry, biology, and medical laboratory techniques, or an Associate degree in chemistry, biology or related science; or
50week military Medical Laboratory Procedures course and meet qualifications for military enlisted occupational specialty of “Medical Laboratory Specialist”;
Bilingual a plus.