Performs diagnostic testing on patient samples to aid physicians in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states.Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing.
Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities. Collects blood and study blood samples used in transfusions
Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.
Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organizational standards.
Performs automated tests using computerized instruments & automated equipment.
Performs manual tests based on detailed instructions from a physician.
Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the patient, physician or registered nurse.
Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment.
Performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques
Observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality
Assists in training of new assistants and techs
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree □ Preferred x RequiredBachelor's degree - Medical Laboratory TechnologistOn or before April 24, 1995 be a high school graduate or equivalent and have either -(i) Graduated from a medical laboratory or clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by ABHES, CAHEA, or other organization approved by HHS; or(ii) Successfully completed an official U.S. military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician);
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association X Required Within 30 Days From Day of Hire
Certification by ASCP, HEW, AMT or equivalent is required.Training/Certifications prior to 1988-Certification program or Military Training, ASCP or HEW certifications accepted.Copy of Highest diploma/degree required on or before first day of employment.
Certification from ASCP, HEW or AMT is required upon hire.Job: Laboratory Organization: Valley View Medical Center Title: Med Technologist - FT Days Location: Arizona-Ft. Mohave Requisition ID: 7451-3102Full-time