Medical Laboratory Technician

Washington, DC
Jan 15, 2021
Jan 21, 2021
Full Time
**Description:**Under the direction of a Technical Specialist/Team Leader and/or Division Manager, performs routine, moderate and designated complex laboratory tests requiring independent judgement and some interpretation. Monitors quality of reagents and working conditions of instruments.**PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**1. Based on assigned work area within the Clinical Pathology Department, performs a variety of analytical tests within established guidelines. *2. Resolves problems with specimen, monitors and corrects factors that affect test procedures or results where possible. *3. Recognizes abnormal test results, notifies appropriate personnel and completes documentation in computer records. *4. Certifies quality control results are accurate. Alerts appropriate laboratory personnel when unable to resolve problems through the use of routine protocol. *5. Provides results to physicians and nursing units as required, and according to standard department protocol. *6. Decontaminates counter surfaces, instruments and general work area according to laboratory protocol. *7. Conducts routine maintenance, instrument calibration, verification procedures and completes minor troubleshooting on instruments. *8. Takes appropriate steps to resolve customer service problems according to established department protocol. *9. May accession and label specimens thereby expediting testing and continuity of processing.**Top Skills Details:**MLTCLIAASCP certification**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**1. Associate's degree or higher level degree or equivalent training, such as in medical laboratory science or medical laboratory technology programs, is required.2. ASCP certification (or equivalent) as a Medical Laboratory technician required within 1 year after hire.**Experience Level:**Entry Level**About Aerotek:**We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing(R) Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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