POSITION INFORMATION: Performs highly complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, or bacteriological tests on patient samples. Performs specialized analytic and diagnostic tests. May make cultures of body fluids and tissue samples to determine the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites, or other microorganisms. May analyze samples for chemical content or a chemical reaction and determine concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels. May analyze samples for genetic features. May be responsible for typing and cross-matching blood samples for transfusions or solid organs. Maintains records, reports results and performs quality control processes.
Testing & Analysis. Performs highly complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, or bacteriological tests to obtain data relative to clinical issues and diagnostic treatments. May perform experimental testing procedures for research purposes. Evaluates test results, develops and modifies procedures, and establishes and monitors programs to ensure accuracy.
Records & Reporting. Maintains records and charts pertaining to tests performed. Prepares reports as needed or required.
Quality Control. Maintains quality control procedures according to departmental procedures. May evaluate and recommend improved processes and procedures to ensure continuous quality control and improvement. Participates in internal and external proficiency testing.
Inventory Maintenance. Maintains stock of equipment and supplies.
As Needed. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Biological, Physical Science, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or closely related field
Knowledge of basic principles and practical applications of chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology and/or related laboratory specialties, including hazards of laboratory activities and safety practices
Ability to perform basic microbiological, immunological, molecular, and/or biochemical techniques; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
Follow written procedures and verbal instructions with little or no tolerance for deviation
Express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
To work effectively with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
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