Med Technologist - FT in Fort Mohave, AZ at Valley View Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

The Medical Technologist performs standard routine, complex, automated and manual laboratory techniques without direct supervision; ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of laboratory equipment;  performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies;  performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques;  collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens;  prioritizes assignment of test requests and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results;  evaluates, interprets and reports test results;  observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality;  assists in training of new assistants and technologists;  supervises Laboratory Assistants;  assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment;  interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results;  attends and participates in department meetings;  and, performs other duties as assigned.

ACCOUNTABILITY

The Medical Technologist is directly accountable to the Department Director / Manager and is ultimately responsible to the Chief Executive Officer.    

                                                                                                                                    

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

The Medical Technologist has the authority and the responsibility of supervising the productivity of Lab Assistants as well as monitoring and recommending corrective action of Quality Assurance infractions.

Job Requirements

Degree / Licensure / Certification / Registration Required:

Bachelor of Science Degree

National certification (Preferred ASCP)

BLS Certificate.  

Experience Required: One year in certified laboratory training program.


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