Collects and handles clinical specimens. Performs therapeutic and diagnostic laboratory test procedures, operates laboratory equipment, and reports results. Participates in quality management and accreditation activities. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and is able to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Has knowledge of age, gender specific reference ranges and uses that knowledge in the performance and verification of patient test results.
Performance expectations will be covered in the orientation and precepted phases of your orientation to your job. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrate the ability to properly utilize laboratory equipment, microscopes, and instrumentation.
Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot technical multiple pieces of laboratory equipment, microscopes, and instrumentation.
Demonstrate safe laboratory work habits.
Demonstrate the ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
Demonstrate the ability to perform laboratory tests with precision and accuracy in a timely manner.
Demonstrate the ability to follow laboratory guidelines set forth by CLIA.
Education: B.S.. degree in medical technology or equivalent required.
Work Experience: None required.
Certification/Licensure: MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA), eligible for same or equivalent credentials.