Performs routine and special laboratory testing procedures. This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.
Wages will depend on the credential: MLT, $20.22 - 30.32 and MT, $23.36-35.04 per hour
(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)
Performs laboratory testing, following all pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical procedures policies and/or procedures.
Maintains laboratory equipment to assure accurate testing.
Adheres to and complies with all laboratory regulations.
Education: Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited institution required.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: National certification, registration, or licensure required: MT (ASCP), MT/CLS (California or equivalent), MT (HEW), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), MLS (ASCP), or CLS (NCA). Credentials may be generalist, specialist, or categorical.
Experience: Previous Medical Technologist experience preferred.
Medical Laboratory Technician:
Education: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate degree from an accredited institution, or completion of an official U.S. military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration required.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: National certification, registration, or licensure (or equivalent) required: MLT (ASCP), MLT (California or equivalent), MLT (AAB), CLT (NCA), U.S. Military Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician), or BS degree in a specific technical area.
Experience: Previous Medical Laboratory Technician experience preferred .
Continually (75% or more): Use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Sitting, keyboard operation.
Occasionally (25%): Standing, walking, bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing stairs, reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-10 pounds, grasping/squeezing, operation of a motor vehicle, ability to hear whispered speech level.
Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 11-50 pounds.
Exposure to Elemental Factors - Occasionally (25%): Chemical solution for Laboratory Caregivers. Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area. Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, chemical solution, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category - Risk for Exposure to BBP