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Medical Technologist

Company: Diverse Lynx
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

SUMMARY
This position is responsible for performing tests through approved department procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability to be successful.
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)
Perform laboratory tests accurately and in a timely fashion following established guidelines and physician orders. Report all tests in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner in compliance with documented laboratory procedures timely.
Inform appropriate personnel of department supply needs ensuring uninterrupted testing.
Perform, record and analyze QC data in order to make judgments concerning the results and take appropriate action to maintain accuracy and precision.
Maintain a safe and efficient working environment by performing equipment checks, cleaning work area, and monitoring temperatures in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospitals policies.
Recognize and troubleshoot malfunctions of advanced technological equipment and initiates corrective action.
Maintain clinical competency and current professional knowledge by reading relevant journal articles and attending training sessions.
Evaluate new testing methodology and contributes to writing technical laboratory procedures.
Identify and resolve problems that may adversely affect test analyses and/or notify the general supervisor, technical supervisor or director when appropriate.
Document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratorys acceptable guidelines.
Perform and transmit EKG's.
Assist Laboratory Supervisor with yearly departmental inventory.
Perform complex laboratory procedures, recognizes deviation for expected results, analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor
Ability to mentor, train, motivate, direct and empower team
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
Ability to work independently
Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment
Analytical skills to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
Exhibit sound and accurate judgment
Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new approaches
Maintain professional technical knowledge
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelors or associates degree in Laboratory science, a related field in Science, or equivalent experience.
Certification by ASCP, NCA, or AMT preferred.
Knowledge of all areas in the laboratory demonstrated through interview process.
Knowledge of laboratory computer system preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to independently and successfully interpret all color defined test results.
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Keywords: Diverse Lynx, Cedar Rapids , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Washington, Iowa

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