1+ months

Medical Lab Technician

CentraState Healthcare System
Freehold Township, NJ
  • Jobs Rated
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Overview

Performs routine Laboratory procedures using computerized instrumentation and manual methods.

Responsibilities

  • Performs laboratory testing of blood and body fluid specimens using automated analyzers, as well as manual methods, accurately and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Reports tests accurately, within timed guidelines, and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Consistently verifies critical results and follows critical value policy, including proper documentation.
  • Enters results accurately in computer.
  • Utilizes logs, reports, etc. to research computer issues.
  • Performs venipuncture and skin puncture collections.
  • Performs quality control testing on all laboratory reagents.
  • Accurately assesses quality control results and takes appropriate action regarding out-of -range results.
  • Properly documents QC results in computer and/or log sheets with corrective action taken.
  • Maintains Laboratory instrumentation according to manufacturer's operation manuals and lab procedure manuals.
  • Performs maintenance on time according to defined schedule.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate steps to correct problems.
  • Accurately calibrates equipment.
  • Trains students and new employees. Trains according to checklists, and within given timeframes. Approves/Signs new employees as successfully completing training.
  • Provides professional and technical guidance to Medical Laboratory Technicians, assistant lab techs, and phlebotomists.
  • Performs departmental inventory when needed.
  • Completes work before end of shift, including resolving outstanding specimens.
  • Fulfills requirements of Career Ladder I/II.

Qualifications

Education:

Associate Degree in Applied Science (A.A.S.) required.

 

Work Experience:

Laboratory Services Preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications:

ASCP registration, HEW registration or NCA registration preferred.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. Strong computer skills required. Knowledge of LIS required.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting - Occasionally

Standing/Walking - Continuously

Kneeling/Stooping - Rarely

Bending/Climbing - Never

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Never

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds Rarely

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Rarely

Typing/Filing - Frequently

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Posted: 2018-11-09 Expires: 2020-07-08

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Medical Laboratory Technician
57th2018 - Medical Laboratory Technician
Overall Rating: 57/220
Median Salary: $50,930

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