Medical Laboratory Technologist/Technician

Riverside Medical Center Kankakee , IL 60901

Posted 5 months ago

Overview

The Technician performs testing in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Urinalysis, Immunology and Microbiology. His or her main responsibility is to perform generalist test procedures in a busy hospital-based laboratory with minimal supervision. Interpretation and accurate reporting of results in a timely fashion is required to assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment of patients. Computer knowledge, ability to multitask, and customer service interactions are also required.

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Responsibilities

PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)Accurately perform all department related computer functions

Call results to the appropriate clinician or nurse, documenting on requisitions from the results, time of call, and the name of those giving and receiving results

Document any deviation from standard procedure with technical specialists or assistant managers

Document instrument checks and problems

Follow established procedures to perform routine and special tests in assigned section

Follow quality control procedures for all tests and properly record results

Inform supervisor of any unusual or unexpected test results after repeating the analysis to confirm their validity

Maintain a neat and efficient work area

Perform analysis on CAP & other survey material when requested by technical specialist

Perform instrument maintenance as specified in section procedure manuals

Prepare routine and special solutions, reagents, and stains using established formulas and stock solutions

Prepare test reports and review accuracy of results before reporting them to clinicians or other authorized personnel

Promote good public relations

Report all panic values according to established policy and procedures

Rotate stock using older reagents first

Train new technologists as directed by assistant manager or technical specialist

Qualifications

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technician program required (or minimum 2 years of previous work experience in a laboratory with medical technicial responsiblities prior to February 28, 1992 (CLIA '88) required)
  • More than one year experience of professional experience preferred
License or Certification

Requirements:
  • ASCP eligible considered
  • MLT/CLT required within one year of hire
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Medical Laboratory Technologist/Technician

Riverside Medical Center