A Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or a related science is preferred.
Certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP or equivalent)
or the technologist qualifications according to the Department of Community Health Diagnostics Services Unit. For person recently moved into the state or have recently completed the academic and training/experience requirements may be temporarily classified as technologists or technicians for eighteen (18) months only to afford the persons an opportunity to successfully complete an approved qualifying examination.
Previous experience in a clinical laboratory is preferred.
Requires a limited use of independent judgment and responsibility with minimum technical supervision.
Medical Technologist 1
provides timely and quality clinical information by accurately performing laboratory tests and procedures.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Processes orders and specimens, independently performs testing procedures, and reports test results according to standard operating procedures.
Correlates results with patient age and/or condition, recognizes deviation from expected results, analyzes and corrects problems using standard operating procedures.
Operates instruments using established protocols and quality assurance check; performs preventive and corrective maintenance on instruments.
Performs, records and analyzes QC data; makes judgments concerning the results and takes appropriate action, when necessary, to maintain accuracy and precision.
Maintains current profession skills and technical competency as defined by Laboratory Competency policy.
Follows departmental and system policies and procedures.
Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.
Children's at Egleston
Hours Per Week
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - 11 months ago
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a not-for-profit hospital system that specializes in pediatric health care, research, and...