Medical Technologist

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Conducts routine tests for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease and performs related duties followingestablished standards and practices. Qualifications EDUCATION: Associates degree from an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program, or 60 semester hours including 24 semester hours of medical lab technology, or 60 semester hrs including 24 hrs of science that includes 6 hrs chemistry, 6 hrs biology and 12 hrs chemistry, biology, or medical lab tech in any combination plus laboratory training that includes either completion of a clinical lab training program or 3 months training in each specialty in which high complexity testing is performed. EXPERIENCE: No experience required. LICENSE/CERT/REG: ASCP certification preferred. SKILLS: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Collects statistical data, cost analysis, and daily tallies for reports. Consults with supervisor, pathologist regarding difficult analysis or abnormal findings. Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Maintains inventory supply, stocks and maintains neat, orderly work area. May perform specimen procurement as required. Operates, calibrates and conducts performance checks and performs routine maintenance on lab equipment. Recognizes problems and notifies supervisor. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts as required. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in surveys, conducts established quality control of procedures, evaluates results per established protocol, implements corrective action when indicated, and ensures accuracy of test results. Recognizes problems and notifies section supervisor. Performs a wide variety of routine procedures following prescribed protocol and using manual or automated methods; calculates and reports results as established. Performs comparison studies for linearity, precision, accuracy, etc., per protocol. Performs other duties as assigned. Prepares, evaluates, and labels reagents, media, etc., per procedure. Processes specimens ensuring accuracy of identification; confidentiality of information; and appropriate preparation, storage, and transportation. May perform specimen procurement as required. Trains new associates and students per protocol About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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