The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is responsible for the analysis of laboratory specimens and subsequent result reporting according to laboratory protocol and procedures to fulfill the requests of the prescribing physician.
Performs clinical testing that are within the individual's skill level as determined by education, training or experience, and technical abilities in any or all of the following laboratory areas: blood bank, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, immunology, microbiology, and urinalysis.
The technician works under the direction of a licensed medical technologist and or laboratory manager/director organizing work to meet established deadlines.
Problem solves; performs QC/QA as needed; performs phlebotomy; and other duties as assigned
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient results.
Maintain records which demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and documenting all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance.
Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Follow the laboratory's policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
Be able to identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problem or notify the appropriate supervisor.
Operate and maintain the clinical analyzers.
Monitor Quality Control of patient testing, and to generate and distribute patient test results forms.
Document all quality control activities, instruments and procedural calibrations and perform maintenance.
Identify problems and factors that adversely affect test performance and follow the laboratory's established corrective action policies and procedures.
Assess and verify the validity of patient test results through the evaluation of quality sample values prior to reporting patient results.
AS in Applied Sciences - BS Preferred, Current National Registration - (AMT, ASCP, etc.), Minimum 1 Year Experience - 2+ Preferred, Chemistry Techniques, Lab Environment, Clinical Lab Testing, Cryogenic Procedures, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Sterilization, Equipment Calibration, Biohazard Safety, Medical Teamwork, Supply Management, Self-Development
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