A licensed Medical Technician performs a wide variety of laboratory procedures, using both manual and automated methods.
Required: High school or equivalent plus 12 months approved clinical training or an associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.
CPI Annual/ Bi-Annual Training if Applicable
Laboratory experience preferred.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Licensed as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the State of Tennessee Laboratory Licensing Board.
Department Position Summary:
The Medical Laboratory Technician performs chemical, microscopic and bacteriological testing of body fluids to obtain data for diagnosis and treatment of disease under the direction of a Team Leader. He/she works closely with the Team Leader and team members in an atmosphere of continuous quality improvement. He/she performs other duties as assigned by a Team Leader and/or Laboratory Director.
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her section. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's policies