MLT/Medical Technologist
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers - Denver, CO

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Medical Technologist /MLT

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for a PRN (per diem/on-call) Medical Technologist or MLT at our Midtown location. This is a PRN non-benefited position, but does offer the opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great organization.

Under direct supervision, is responsible for accurately performing, evaluating, and submitting results on specimens received for laboratory analysis for the purpose of aiding the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of patients. Performs analysis of situations, which involve variable fine-line discriminations of several items, and the use and maintenance of complicated instruments. Provides technical guidance to staff regarding lab tests and procedures performs control checks, proficiency testing, periodic maintenance on equipment and assists with patient care as needed. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities of Medical Technologist includes:
Performs simple and complex analysis on blood and body fluids, both routine and non-routine procedures. Adheres to established methods, quality control procedures and preventive maintenance schedules.
Identifies unusual results or abnormalities, correlate laboratory data with diagnosis; identifies discrepancies and takes prompt, appropriate action to assure accuracy. Participates in the collection of specimens for laboratory analysis either through direct patient contact or by advising nursing and medical staffs of the proper procedure for collection of such specimens.
Handles specimens for procedures that are referred to outside laboratories, including proper identifications of specimens and tracking of results. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.
Properly disposes of hazardous materials. Processes all blood products and patient information. Prepares requisitions for tests ordered, processes specimens, obtains laboratory and patient reports as requested by physicians.
Review lab results and notifies physician of abnormal results.
Demonstrates proficiency in the performance of manual differentials to include the interpretation and recognition of abnormal cells. Prepares reagents. Trouble shoots equipment and procedures. Verifies correct instrument operation on a daily basis and makes adjustments if necessary.
Monitors appropriate record system and effective quality assurance system, and reacts to problems by orderly and appropriate processes. Operates and maintains all laboratory equipment appropriately. This includes, but is not limited to, scheduled maintenance, calibration, quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement practices.
Instructs and supervises other technical personnel as directed.
Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff. May oversee the daily activities of other technical employees.
All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire.
Medical Technologist

Requirements for Medical Technologist includes:
Minimum Qualifications:
Associate's degree in medical technology or laboratory science (MLT)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited Medical Technology program
Years of experience necessary for each level.
level I - completion of one year internship program or successful completion of a structured clinical program and certified in clinical laboratory sciences by a recognized certifying agency.
level II - Minimum three years experience as a medical technologist.
level III - Minimum five years of professional experience as a medical technologist.
AMT or equivalent certification required, ASCP preferred (for level I - AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred but may be registry eligible or pending.

All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire.

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