Medical Technologist PRN needed at Pathology Lab



  • Position: Medical Technologist
  • Location: Manatee County
  • Category: Technologist

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

The contact person for this position is:
Israel Rosado
Email: israel.rosado@fdhs.com

Medical Technologist Job Responsibilities:

As a Medical Technologist PRN, you will perform stat and routine clinical laboratory testing in technical discipline areas in which individual and department are licensed under the direction of a laboratory supervisor, manager or director. You will perform duties consistent with written procedures and regulatory requirements and apply theoretical concepts of laboratory medicine using independent judgement to ensure timely and accurate results. You will perform non-technical duties including, but not limited to specimen collection, processing and referral testing within the department as required. The Medical Technologist supports the department in achieving department goals for service, quality, regulatory compliance, financial performance, patient satisfaction, healthy work environment, and integration of intra and inter-departmental activities.

Medical Technologist Job Duties:

  • Become proficient with information system computer functions relative to job duties
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance of accurate and timely laboratory testing
  • Work in an organized manner and perform according to section procedure manual so that other personnel can follow workflow
  • Analyze proficiency testing samples according to instructions and complete within the allowable time frame
  • Consistently complete all required records/documentation pertaining to patient results
  • Perform stat procedures within established turnaround time targets
  • Demonstrate the ability to use good judgment and independent thinking in the correlation and interpretation of patient results. (including performing delta checks, etc.)
  • Review pending logs and result logs; resolve any outstanding workload or communicate to staff relief
  • Perform quality control procedures per protocol and completes necessary documentation
  • Assure that quality control results are within acceptable guidelines and parameters
  • Take pertinent corrective action when the patient, control, standard, calibration and/or proficiency results are not within appropriate guidelines
  • Operate all equipment correctly and perform periodic maintenance according to schedule
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform equipment troubleshooting to resolve basic equipment malfunctions
  • Maintain education and development appropriate for position
  • Handle all problem and/or critical laboratory specimens/test results according to established procedures and in a timely manner
  • Ensure quality and accuracy of work meets standards

Qualifications

  • 2 Year/Associate Degree in Science is required
  • 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology preferred
  • State of Florida Technologist License OR the ability to obtain the license during the interview process
  • 1-3 years of previous experience in clinical laboratory setting


Additional Information:

  • You should have availability to work during disasters

The ability to frequently stand, bend, reach, squat, kneel, move, and lift patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds




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