Responsible for performing moderate and high complexity testing. Analyzes, reviews, and reports test results and quality control results and takes remedial action when indicated. Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety.
Utilizes technical skills and abilities to perform laboratory testing.
Utilizes technical skills and abilities to accurately handle and process specimens.
Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem solving skills to ensure quality
Effectively utilizes departmental resources
Utilizes personal and professional skills to promote client relations.
Enthusiastically performs miscellaneous duties with completion in a designated time frame.
Education: BS Degree in Medical Technology or Microbiology Degree with 1 additional year of Medical Technology training.
Certification: Certified in the area of Clinical Laboratory Science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent.
Minimum – one year of laboratory training or experience or both in a laboratory performing high complexity testing.
Preferred – two years of laboratory training or experience or both in high complexity testing within specialty.
Mycobacteriology experience required.
Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical reports. Ability to write accurate and concise clinical documents, memos, and required correspondence. Ability to collect and analyze data using statistical methods. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the laboratory and with laboratory clients.