Medical Technologist III Blood Bank- Night Shift

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2021
Ref
00264752
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Night Shift

Description:

Perform routine and specialized procedures, review and approve clinical test results for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in accordance with established protocol for a laboratory performing high complexity procedures as defined by the standards of the Clinical laboratory Improvement Act of 1988.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Job Summary and Minimum Qualifications

Job Title: Medical Technologist III Job Code: S2093

Department: Blood Bank FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Summary:

Perform routine and specialized procedures, review and approve clinical test results for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in accordance with established protocol for a laboratory performing high complexity procedures as defined by the standards of the Clinical laboratory Improvement Act of 1988.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

  • Works with infectious and hazardous substances.
  • Be capable of performing major and minor instrument troubleshooting;
  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications;
  • Monitoring testing analyses and specimen examination to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained;
  • Ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning;
  • Providing orientation to testing personnel;
  • Incorporates Trinity's mission and goals and the Organization Integrity Plan into daily work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Must submit to fingerprinting and FBI criminal history check.


Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology (Medical Technology), biological, chemical or related science; and satisfactory completion of a clinical laboratory educational rotation;

-or-

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics -and- successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Technologist program.

-or-

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry, one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, -and- one year of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and/or Clinical Microscopy within the last ten years. Clinical rotations or professional experience must be under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology) or an appropriately board certified medical scientist and a certified medical technologist.

-and

At least 10 years verifiable experience in the clinical laboratory Strong knowledge of laboratory methodologies, interpretation of results, quality assurance, and CMS regulations required; Performs routine maintenance on instruments and troubleshoots instrument problems with minimum supervision Perform inventory and supply ordering responsibilities under the supervision of the department manager; Ability to perform as a charge Technologist in the absence of the department manager or supervisor. Ability to work in harmony with other personnel; Demonstrates basic computer literacy; Demonstrates comprehension, skill, and command of oral and written English Language communication. Demonstrates advanced computer literacy on the soft laboratory system

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Strong knowledge of laboratory methodologies, interpretation of results, quality assurance, and CMS regulations preferred; Ability to work in harmony with other personnel; Must have visual acuity, to include depth perception and color discrimination; Demonstrates basic computer literacy; Demonstrates comprehension, skill, and command of oral and written English Language communication

Working Conditions:

Must have manual dexterity to process laboratory specimens. Must have visual acuity, to include depth perception and color discrimination. Must be able to hear and verbally communicate with a telephone. Must be able to lift and stock supplies weighing up to 35 pounds. Must be physically able to transport specimens, supplies, reports, etc. Must be physically able to transport specimens, supplies, reports, etc.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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