Medical Technologist

New London, CT
Nov 21, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
Performs A Variety Of Testing On Blood, Body Fluids And Exudates To Provide Information Used In The Diagnosis Of Disease States. Is Able To Evaluate Laboratory Results With Regards To Accuracy And Appropriateness.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Follows All Laboratory And Hospital Safety Policies.
  • 2. Operates All Department Equipment Safely And According To Manufacturer Guidelines. Performs Preventative Maintenance And Troubleshoots Instrument Failures To Best Of Ability Alerting Proper Personnel Of Equipment Problems.
  • 3. Follows All Department Qc Procedures And Troubleshoots Qc Failures With Proper Documentation.
  • 4. Takes Part In Inter And Intra-Department Qa Initiatives.
  • 5. Responds To Department Staffing Needs By Covering Extra Shifts When Necessary.
  • 6. Maintains Technical Competency And Seeks Clarification When Necessary
  • 7. Effectively Utilizes All Necessary Lis Functions.
  • 8. Assists Supervisor In Maintaining Adequate Inventory Of Reagents And Supplies Necessary For Testing.
  • 9. Collects Blood Samples, Accurately Identifying And Labeling Patient Sample According To Laboratory Policy. Utilizes Proper Phlebotomy Techniques And Appropriate Specimen Containers
  • 10. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 11. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.
  • 12. Performs And Accurately Evaluates Hematology, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Serology, And Microbiology Tests.
  • 13. Accurately Batches All Specimens And Meets Courier Schedules For Specimen Transport.
  • 14. Accurately Documents Site-Specific Testing.
  • 15. Prioritizes Activities To Accommodate Workflow Fluctuations.
  • 16. Promptly And Accurately Relates All Instrument, Qc, And Testing Problems Encountered To The Supervisor And Technologist/Technician On The Following Shift.
  • 17. Participates In Cap Transparency Identifications.
  • 18. Issues Appropriate Blood And Blood Components For Transfusion.
  • 19. Maintains Appropriate Storage Of Blood And Blood Components.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Bsmt (Or Equivalent) Required.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Previous Experience Is Desirable But Not Required.


    LICENSURE:

    American Society Of Clinical Pathologists Certification (Mt-Ascp) Preferred.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    The Above Statements Reflect The General Duties And Responsibilities Necessary To Describe The Principal Functions Of The Job, As Identified, And Shall Not Be Considered An Exhaustive List Of Job Responsibilities Which May Be Inherent In The Position. Responsibilities Are Subject To Change.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Needs To Orient To Department Procedures And Policies

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 3656

    Department: Cancer Center Laboratory
    Category: Technologist/tech
    Sub Category: LABORATORY MED
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 20.00