FT- 11:00 pm – 7 am
POSITION SUMMARY: A technologist performs laboratory procedures using established and approved protocols that require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. Maintains equipment and records performs quality assurance activities related to test performance. Performs highly and moderately complex tests, analyzes quality control data, answers inquires regarding test results, and evaluates new techniques.
Refer to Federal Register/VOL, No 139, July 22, 1993, Rules and Regulations ‑ paragraph 493.1491
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
- 12 months internship in an approved program
Minimum Field of Expertise:
- MT (ASCP) or equivalent preferred
- Light physical efforts (lift /carry up to 20 lbs.)
- Frequent prolonged standing/walking/sitting
- Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
- Manual dexterity and mobility
- Occasional reaching/stooping/bending
Required protective equipment:
- Safety eyeglasses
- Face protection
- Lab coat
- Non‑sterile gloves
- Ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more
- Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less
- Ability to judge distance and space relationships
- Ability to see peripherally
- Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus
- Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
- Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/poser equipment
- Exposed to odorous chemicals & specimens
- Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injury, etc)
- Handles emergency or crisis situations
- Subject to interruptions
- Occasional stress due to multiple calls in inquires
DUTIES OF LABORATORY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (to include moderate and highly complex testing as described by clia 88.)
- Prepares specimens for analysis in accordance with established lab policy.
- Performs all quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
- Analyzes specimens in accordance with established lab policy.
- Records all test results in laboratory logbook or record.
- Reports results of all lab tests promptly and completely.
- Reports life threatening results promptly and in accordance with established lab procedure.
- Attains good results on all proficiency testing.
- Refers abnormal results to pathologist according to established criteria.
- Documents corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established per performance specifications.