Medical Technologist MT/MLT/MLS/CLS - Shift BONUS eligible!

Job Description

Come join our Amazing team at the Florence Lab! This position is 36 hours weekly, 2nd shift and is eligible for our excellent total rewards package! In addition, we offer $4 shift differential and a 2nd and 3rd shift bonus of $8,000 with a 2-year work agreement which is renewable every two years!

  • Understands all principle(s) involved in assigned procedures and applies this knowledge to the clinical situation or outcomes in clinical diagnosis management of the patient. (See department competency sheet.) Must be able to determine if specimen integrity issues, patient medication(s), other interfering substances that could affect patient testing results.
  • Operates, troubleshoots and maintains laboratory equipment, supplies; and performs procedures to ensure high quality, accurate and cost effective results in all areas of the laboratory.

Ensures accuracy of testing per manufacturer’s guidelines and all applicable regulation. Interfaces with Hot Lines and service personnel to oversee proper functionality and repair of instruments.

  • Reports results within time limits established for procedures, reports results for STAT, critical values and other categories as defined by Laboratory policy.

Records patient data and other information quickly and accurately in the Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS) to ensure appropriate turnaround time and effective retrieval of patient testing results.

  • Collects and/or processes specimens according to laboratory policies and procedures for timely and accurate testing.
  • Performs and documents quality control as specified for each procedure meeting established internal and regulatory guidelines, accurately analyzes quality control results obtained before accepting and reporting patient testing results. Follow policies and procedures whenever tests systems are not within established acceptable levels. Notifies Supervisor or designee of discrepant quality control results
  • Participates in Quality Assurance activities to meet the Laboratory Quality Plan. Follows policies and procedures whenever tests systems are not within established acceptable levels. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of results. Initiates, investigates and implements all necessary corrective action(s). Documents follow-up in the electronic software to resolve variances in procedures and outcome(s). Must correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor or designee.

Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient specimens as part of the Laboratory Quality Plan.

  • Full medical, dental and vision
  • 403b with annual contribution and company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Shift differential and Night Shift Bonus for 2nd and 3rd shift positions!
  • Employee Assistance Program, Discounts, and much more!

Qualifications

Education, Credentials, Licenses:

Baccalaureate Degree in a Biological Science with completion of a NAACLS approved Medical Technology program along with certification from a nationally recognized certifying agency

OR

Baccalaureate Degree in a Biological Science with completion of a NAACLS approved Medical Technology program along with ASCP Certification

OR

CLIA ’88 Equivalent (HEW/HHS Certification)

OR

Registry Eligible - Baccalaureate Degree in a Biological Science and have completed a NAACLS accredited MT/CLS program AND be certified within a year of eligibility or be certified one year from date of hire.

Registry Eligible for a Section Certification - must have a Baccalaureate Degree with a minimum of five-years technical experience in ONE of the Clinical Areas of the Laboratory.