At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Medical Technologist performs clinical laboratory testing pursuant to established and approved protocols requiring the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, maintains equipment and records, performs quality assurance activities related to test performance and may supervise and teach within the laboratory setting.
Accuracy: Maintains acceptable accuracy in-patient, quality assurance, proficiency and competency testing.
Critical Thinking: Uses clinical/ theoretical knowledge to analyze, investigate, interpret, and report lab data.
Maintains current personal training, education and practice of policies and procedures.
Productivity: Practices organizational skills for efficiency of time, materials, cost and availability of lab data
Communication: Practices information monitoring, investigation, resolution and hand-off to team members.
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Education:
Required Minimum Certification:
MT or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by Georgia Department of Community Health.
(ASCP, HEW, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by Georgia Department of Community Health).
AAB Certified individuals must have completed a formalized training program that includes clinical rotations or have 3 years of experience as a Medical Technologist in a hospital laboratory.
Persons who possess the technologist qualifications and have recently moved into the state or have recently completed the academic and training/experience requirements may be temporarily classified once as technologists for eighteen (18) months to afford the persons an opportunity to successfully complete an approved qualifying examination. MT certification eligible candidates must pass certification within 18 months of hire.
Required Minimum Experience:
Wellstar Health System, Inc.