Microbiology Medical Technologist – Medical Laboratory Technician – Full Time – Second Shift


Job title: Microbiology Medical Technologist – Medical Laboratory Technician – Full Time – Second Shift

Company: Aurora Health Care

Job description: Performs laboratory testing of biological specimens in an acute setting in any/all specialty areas using manual or automated techniques. Uses independent judgment and cognitive skills to report timely and accurate laboratory results.

Performs, evaluates, and monitors laboratory tests as authorized within established protocols, selecting and performing additional procedures when indicated. Monitors workflow and makes necessary adjustments to complete work in an appropriate timeframe.

Evaluates results for clinical significance, validity and appropriateness. Follows prescribed policy in the reporting and notification of test results.

Performs and documents calibration and maintenance of instruments and equipment. Performs and documents quality control; evaluates quality control results and takes corrective action when indicated.

Recognizes indicators of test and/or instrument malfunction and makes basic corrections by using prescribed strategies, or notifies the Medical Technologist, site coordinator or supervisor. Performs internal and external proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples.

Collects specimens from newborn, pediatric, and adult patients according to established protocol. Ascertains specimens are properly labeled and suitable for testing.

Provides technical assistance to Phlebotomists and support staff.

Assists in improving the quality and efficiency of laboratory procedures, policies, and processes. Ensures compliance with all accrediting agency standards, supporting CAP Regulatory requirements in an acute setting,

Performs all internal and external proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples.

Performs specialty testing in areas including transfusion services, microbiology, chemistry, hematology, histology, coagulation, and flow cytometry. Supports the disease specific accreditations of an institution by meeting turn- around time goals.

Provides direct support and timely, accurate laboratory results for critical care departments such as the ED, ICU and OR during a high acuity patient event. This includes transfusion services, attending codes, performing testing on irretrievable samples, tissue grinding and gram stains, mass casualty procedures, and mass transfusion procedures.

Scheduled Hours

2:30pm – 11:00pm, weekend and holiday rotation included.

Licenses & Certifications

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) needs to be obtained within 1 year, or

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) needs to be obtained within 1 year.

Degrees

Associate’s Degree in Clinical Lab Technician or related field.

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.Maintains patient confidentiality in and out of the workplace. Demonstrates a willingness to work a flexible schedule, which may include alternate site assignment.

Expected salary:

Location: West Allis, WI

Job date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 06:31:44 GMT

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