1. Independently performs qualitative and quantitative tests in assigned section(s), following established guidelines and predetermined criteria.
- Performs tests and calculations, documents and reports results.
- Follows established QA/QC policies and procedures.
- Operates, calibrates, conducts performance checks and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment.
- Maintains procedures, records and logs.
- Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or results and uses knowledge, deductive skills and judgment to troubleshoot and resolve them.
- Recognizes abnormal or unusual pre-analytical, post-analytical and post-analytical problems.
- Specialist: Performs duties and responsibilities only in specialized area for which individual is licensed.
- Medical Technologist - Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related science and successful completion of an approved Medical Technology internship program, OR
- Specialist (Categorical) - Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related science and one (1) year of relevant training in specialty area, OR.
- Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate degree from an accredited School of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and completion of an approved clinical laboratory internship.
- Medical Technologist I - less than 2 years experience as an MT
- Specialist (Categorical) – less than 2 years experience as a Specialist (Categorical)
- Medical Laboratory Technician II
a. 2 or more years of experience as an MLT with one year at DLS with at least a Consistently Meets rating on last Performance Appraisal and no Corrective Action (Verbal or above) within prior year; OR
b. 3 years relevant experience as MLT.
a. Certified as an MT/MLS, Specialist (Categorical) or MLT by one of the following
National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies or by an agency recognized by the Hawaii Department of Health Laboratories Branch:
§ American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP-BOC),
§ American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB),
§ American Medical Technologists (AMT).
b. Exemption: Current DLS personnel who were licensed as a Technologist,
Specialist or Technician by the State of Hawaii prior to the effective date of
Hawaii Administrative Rule 11-110 (October 19, 2002)
a. MT/MLS certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies.
b. MLT certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies preferred.
3. Saipan - MT/MLS or MLT certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies preferred.
Hawaii: State license as a Technologist, Specialist or Technician, as applicable.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English, both in verbal and written form.
- Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team.
- Excellent customer service skills
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