Medical Technologist - Microbiology (Daylight)

Job ID: J122182
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Federal North Building
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Independently performs routine and highly complex laboratory analyses on clinical specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of routine and complex procedures using established criteria to provide quality clinical information. Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and linearity for test methods. (50%)
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information. (30%)
  • Serves as a consultant to medical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists, other health care providers, as needed. Participates in continuing education to ensure growth and development of the laboratory. (5%)
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)
  • May collect and process patient specimens in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures and within the expected time frames. (5%)
  • May mentor MT/MLT, phlebotomy students and new employees in laboratory testing following system policies and procedures. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor’s degree in ASCP eligible program or successful completion of HEW exam.
  • Meet ongoing education requirements for certification.
  • MT(ASCP) or equivalent, or HEW certificate within one year of hire.

Preferred

  • 1 to 2 year’s clinical laboratory experience.

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