Med Tech I - Night Shift - *$5000.00 Sign on Bonus!* in Oklahoma City, OK at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    3300 Northwest Expressway
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/7/2021
  • Job ID:
    req75870

Job Description

Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK - 12am-8am with rotating on call coverage 

This position requires the employee to be fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Unvaccinated applicants may apply, but must achieve a full vaccination status within 45 days of hire.

Main Duties: There is a potential that hours and testing location may vary.
Responsible for performing routine and non-routine activities pertaining to laboratory testing and the reporting of results.  Performs moderately difficult to complex tasks.  Performs assigned analytical testing procedures in an accurate, precise, and timely manner.   Assist with processing as needed to facilitate good patient care. Follow employer policies, work with fellow employees in a professional, productive manner, and perform instrument maintenance as scheduled and troubleshooting as needed.

Required Knowledge: General laboratory knowledge, including good computer skills and be able to adapt to multiple computer systems.  Must have knowledge of QA and QC as well as knowledge of all areas of the laboratory.

Required Experience: BS degree in a Biological or Chemical science or BS degree in Medical Technology.

Special Requirement: Ability to maintain a professional, courteous and pleasant attitude in times of heavy workload and stress.  Reflect the company’s values in all aspects of performance.  Teamwork with fellow employees is a must.  Keyboard skills are important.  Good customer service skills, professional appearance and attitude are required.  Be willing to work overtime or other shifts if require, and may require weekend and holiday rotations as well as “on call”.

Quest Diagnostics JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test result;
2. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens;
3. Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures (see department SOPs).
4. Review and release test results.
5. Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
6. Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and all maintenance performed;
7. Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
8. Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior technologist or supervisor.
9. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
10. Follow department's procedure in reporting STATS or Critical results to clients.
11. If applicable, answer questions from customers or other lab personnel.
12. Maintain complete records of all testing performed on-site.
13. Maintain general appearance of the department.
14. Make sure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates, and if applicable opened dates. 15. Review/train on new procedures.
16. Attend monthly department and any additional training/educational meetings.
17. Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
18. If needed, participate in government or regulatory agency inspections.
19. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
BS in Medical Technology preferred; or BS/BA in Chemistry or Biology, or Associates degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or Previously qualified as a Technologist under 42 CFR 493. 1433 published in March 14, 1990. Foreign educated candidates must provide a detailed credential evaluation from IERF (International Education Research Foundation). United States educated candidates must provide a detailed original transcript.

Work Experience:
 1 year Clinical experience (high complexity testing) preferred. Minimum of 1 year of clinical laboratory experience in highly complex testing for those with BS/BA in Chemistry or Biology.

Special Requirements:
1. Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously.
2. Must interact with other departments.
3. Contact with clients may be required, good customer service skills are important.
4. Must protect patient confidentiality at all times.

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