Medical Technologist II - Melville, NY req42123 in Melville, NY at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

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Job Description

Medical Technologist II- Melville, New York - Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 am to 7 pm 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Must demonstrate proficiency in all principle duties of a Medical Technologist
  2. Proficient in all applicable areas of testing in the department including Chemistry, Hematology and Immunochemistry. 
  3.  Proficient in troubleshooting all applicable instruments/procedures in the department. 
  4.  Participate in continuing education; present periodic in-service programs.
  5. Make suggestions for improvements; actively participate in implementation of process improvements.
  6. Assist with oversight and training of department employees as necessary.
  7. Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test result.
  8. Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures (see department SOPs). 
  9. Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
  10. Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and all maintenance performed; 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
BS in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry, or an AS degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology, or have previously qualified as a Technologist under 42 CFR 493. 1433 published in March 14,1990. If HEW certified, eight years or more in same department. Associates hired after the standardization date, must have a Bachelor of Science/Arts degree.

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. Minimum of 3 years clinical laboratory/medical technologist experience. Experience in Hematology highly preferred.

2.New York State Medical Technologist License required

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

Key Word Search:

• MT/CLS – Hematology: Hematology, Hematologist , Hematological, Hemoglobin, Blood Bank, Differential, Coagulation, CBC (Complete Blood Count)

• MT/CLS – Immunochemistry: Immunochemistry, Immunochemist, Immunochemical, Assay Validation - ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay), Immunology, Chemistry, Chemoimmunology

• MT/CLS – Chemistry: Chemistry, Chemoimmunology , Immunochemistry, Immunoassays, electrochemistry, Chemical Science

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