Medical Lab Technologist I Full Time Nights - Microbiology
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Internal Number: 21033353
Medical Technologist I – Microbiology
AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: Daytona Beach, FL
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Full Time / Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Participates in the evaluation of new laboratory techniques and procedures
Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned
Assists in the documentation and submission of required laboratory, departmental, and staff statistics/reports
Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities
Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies
Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients
Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students
Provides guidance to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary.
What You Will Need:
Associates’ degree in medical technology or related sciences with state licensure if required or appropriate national certification.
Must hold a certification from one of the following Medical Laboratory Scientist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Medical Technologist), or Medical Technologist (American Associate of Bioanalyst)
Bachelor’s degree medical technology or related sciences with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national certification
One year of Clinical Lab experience
Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned
Follows and ensures adherence of staff, to the Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times
Ability to work independently and adapt to varying priorities, including directing workflow with minimal supervision
Ability to maintain equipment/records and perform quality assessment activities
Ability to operate computer systems in order to maintain patient documentation, testing records, and other related documents
Ability to educate and train new staff in medical laboratory settings
Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
The Medical Laboratory Technologist I is responsible for the processing and testing of all laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains accurate laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.
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