Cone Health

Certified Medical Technologist

ID
2021-6806
Location
MedCenter High Point
Work Location
US-NC-High Point
Division : Name
MedCenter
Department : Name
HSD-Core Lab HP MedCenter
Category
LABORATORY
Position Sub-Category
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
7 on / 7 off; 8:00 PM - 7:30 AM
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Medical Technologist

Overview

Responsible for handling, performing, evaluating and releasing results on laboratory specimens received for analysis. Includes performing all requirements relating to specimens and generating accurate, timely results and reporting.

Responsibilities


Performs all processes associated with testing of laboratory specimens (pre-analytical, analytical and post analytical) on test systems according to established laboratory policies and procedures.

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Performs and analyzes quality control materials. Performs quality assurance activities to ensure accuracy of specimen testing and reporting.

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Maintains and troubleshoots complex instrumentation and test systems in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ensures corrective action completed and documented according to procedure prior to release of any testing results.

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Prioritizes assigned duties and workload to ensure completion meets established laboratory turnaround times.

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Completes required annual competencies for test systems by specified due date. Completes annual continuing education assignments by due date. Complies with all regulatory standards and maintains a working knowledge of the standards. Maintains knowledge of, demonstrates, and adheres to hospital and laboratory safety and compliance policies and procedures.

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Demonstrates effective problem solving skills and assists others to do the same. Demonstrates continual learning and assists others.

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Practices effective and efficient use of supplies and reagents and actively participates in inventory control.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Required - Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical, or biological science.

OR

Bachelor's degree in chemical, physical or biological science with a minimum of 60 semester hours specifically including, 6 hours of Chemistry, 6 hours of Biology and 12 additional hours in any combination of Chemistry, Biology, or medical Laboratory Technology. Transcript with degree indicated must be provided and evaluated by laboratory leadership prior to offer.

OR

a "Diploma" in Medical Technology, obtained prior to April 24, 1995, may be considered. Transcript with degree indicated must be provided and evaluated by laboratory leadership prior to offer.

EXPERIENCE:
Six months minimum experience as a technical generalist preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

Must be eligible for Medical Technologist certification upon hire. Medical Technologist certification must be obtained within the first 9 months of employment in one of the following certifications:

ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) certification or equivalent certification by:

NCA (National Certification Agency)

AMT (American Medical Technologist)

HEW (Health, Education, & Welfare)

Preferred - ASCP certification

PREFERRED

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