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Medical Lab Technician, Generalist

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by ECHN

Vernon Rockville, CT 06066
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs applied techniques for various chemical, microscopic, immunologic and/or microbiological tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Works as a high functioning multi-tasker between all departments of the Laboratory, including Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, and limited Serology and Microbiology. Receives and/or obtains specimens for laboratory analysis.# Records laboratory test results.# Performs training activities and special projects.# In the absence of a Medical Technologist, may be asked to perform additional duties in order to ensure patient care needs are met through continuous work flow of the lab.#### # EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: ######### An Associate#s Degree in Medical Technology. ######### Certification as an MLT from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or ASCP Categorical Certification specific for the laboratory section employed in (H, C, M, BB) is required. # EXPERIENCE: ######### Must have a minimum of one (1) year clinical laboratory experience.# ######### Phlebotomy experience is preferred.## # COMPETENCIES: ######### Must maintain a current and valid driver#s license for travel between ECHN sites.# ######### Demonstrates efficient operation and knowledge of basic instrument theory of operation and function of components.# ######### Demonstrates efficient operation and knowledge of basic instrument theory of operation and function of components.# # ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.# They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position.# These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time. # 1.##### Multi tasks in a high performing way between all Laboratory departments. 2.##### Maintains competency in Blood Bank. 3.##### Maintains competency in Hematology and Coagulation. 4.##### Maintains competency in Chemistry. 5.##### Maintains competency in Microbiology and Serology on a limited basis (gram staining, and stat Serology). 6.##### Adheres to turn-around-time standards for the Laboratory. 7.##### Troubleshoots instruments when necessary in accordance with instrument specific manuals. 8.##### Performs section back-up procedures in accordance with specific instruments. 9.##### Follows departmental policy and procedures for Quality Control. 10.# Exhibits technical expertise by assuring results are accurate with no technical data amends that would affect patient care. 11.# Makes calls promptly and documents calls to ensure test results are communicated to the appropriate healthcare provider. 12.# Informs Clinical Lab Specialist when reagents and supplies need to be ordered. 13.# Processes specimens efficiently to generate test results within the established TAT.# 14.## Collects all specimens by various phlebotomy methods for all age groups within the institution in an efficient and appropriate manner.# Follows designated collectionprocedure and specimen requirements.

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