Job Description: Havasu Regional Medical Center
The Medical Technologist performs standard routine, complex, automated and manual laboratory techniques without direct supervision; ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of laboratory equipment; performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies; performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques; collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens; prioritizes assignment of test requests and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results; evaluates, interprets and reports test results; observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality; assists in training of new assistants and technologists; supervises Laboratory Assistants; assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment; interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results; attends and participates in department meetings; and, performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements BS Degree preferred or equivalent education and work experience to satisfy the licensing requirements. Previous Hospital MT experience preferred.
(B) Have laboratory training that includes either of the following:
(1) Completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the NCCLS, ABHES, or CAHEA.
(2) Worked as a medical technologist for 5 years. If required to drive on company time, must have valid Drivers License and Proof of updated insurance. ASCP, NCA, CLS, MLS, AAB, AMT or HEW certification or eligibility on hire.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran