Under general supervision, works closely with the Section Head by assisting in the management and supervision of the Section. Works toward the effective coordination of personnel and all other resources for the performance of tests. Assists in investigation of all abnormal results from patients of all ages before such data is released to the physician customer. Participates in the performance of Quality Control procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment and coordination of resources in the absence of the Section Head. Assists in ensuring accuracy of data output. Participates in teaching of new employees and in any teaching program as needed. Helps ensure Section operates within established hospital and laboratory policies and procedures for specimens from patients of all age groups. Keeps Section Head informed of any problems with respect to personnel, equipment, procedures, supplies, safety issues, quality control and communications with physicians, customers, nurses or patients. Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Section Head in his/her absence. Promotes a positive working environment and maintains professional conduct in that section. Promotes a positive image for the Laboratory and the hospital - both internally and publicly with customers of all ages.
1.) Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or a Bachelor Science Degree in a related field required.
2.) ASCP or equivalent certification required.
3.) Ability to perform all clinical procedures and techniques; requires recent blood draw experience in venipuncture and capillary puncture, with pediatrics, neonates, and geriatrics.
4.) Minimum of one to two years experience in a clinical laboratory setting required.
5.) Recent Medical Technologist experience in Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis required.
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center - 2 years ago