Medical Technologist

Employer
Mary Washington Healthcare
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Posted
May 15, 2018
Closes
May 29, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities Perform accurate routine and specialized laboratory testing in accordance with established procedures including tests requiring complex steps, conclusions, evaluations or value judgments.Perform quality control on instruments, equipment, reagents and instrument maintenance in order to maintain high quality laboratory service and in accordance with all regulatory requirements.Evaluate abnormal test results and resolve instrument problems to ensure validity of reported results in accordance with departmental and regulatory guidelines.Enter test results in laboratory computer system accurately and promptly to ensure expected turn-around times.Perform proficiency testing on both external and internal specimens in order to maintain adherence to all regulatory requirements.In a professional manner, interface with physicians, hospital departments and other professionals regarding test results, concerns, and analyses.Assist department supervisor with evaluation of new instrumentation and procedures to maintain state-of-the-art technology.Assist with implementation of training and orientation programs for new Associates, as well as ensure own competencies by participating in all educational in-services and monthly proficiency testing.Monitor equipment and supplies in order to maintain adequate inventory levels to ensure continuous operation.Collect and label blood specimens for the laboratory in compliance with department's need and expectations.Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, or Bachelor's degree with an ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist or ASCP Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist eligible.ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist required or eligible or, NCA certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist required or eligible.One to two years relevant experience preferred