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Medical Technologist II FT Days - Tavares

Company: Local Staffing
Location: Lake City
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION Description Medical Technologist II FT Days - Up to $5,000 Sign On Bonus and $3000 Relocation Bonus Available Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778 Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman Health Insurance Coverage Faith-based organization Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement Career growth and advancement potential Immediate Benefits Work Hours/Shift: FT/Days $5K Sign-on Bonus and $3K Relocation available for eligible candidates (See Terms Below) Sign-on Eligibility: Applicable experience required Full Time employment contract required Rehires within 12 months are not eligible Internal candidates are not eligible Relocation Eligibility: Applicable experience required Full Time employment contract required Rehires within 12 months are not eligible. Must live 50 miles outside of campus address. You Will Be Responsible For: Reads, examines, and interprets complex test results Serves as a resource and addresses complex tests/procedures Manages instrument maintenance and troubleshooting practices Leads quality control and quality assurance testing Assists with data collection and special projects, as assigned Assists with department orientation and trains medical laboratory staff Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; specimen collection as needed; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to established procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as Institutional policies Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with established procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients Provides orientation and training to new employees and medical technology students as needed, under the direction of the lab leadership. Appropriately documents orientation and training of new employees and medical technology students Provides guidance to technicians and support staff, resolution to customer service issues within guidelines, and support education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested. Facilitates workflow when necessary Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee's responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area May assess competencies according to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations Demonstrate competency in laboratory procedures within the scope of practice. Provide all aspects of diagnostic laboratory procedures based on established standards. Perform testing in a timely manner and ensure department staff adhere to established turnaround time goals Performs other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory testing, procedures and processes performed in department or work area assigned Follows and ensures adherence of staff, to the Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times Knowledge of laboratory rules and regulations including: AABB, CAP, CLIA Ability to work independently and adapt to varying priorities, including directing workflow with minimal supervision Ability to maintain equipment/records and perform quality assessment activities Ability to operate computer systems to maintain patient documentation, testing records, and other related documents Ability to educate and train new staff in medical laboratory settings Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays, etc. Ability and willingness to adapt to change Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Qualifications What You Will Need: Bachelor's degree medical technology or related sciences with appropriate state licensure if required or appropriate national certification Two years of technical experience Five years of technical experience Must hold a certification from one of the following Medical Laboratory Scientist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Society for Clinical Pathology), or Medical Technologist (American Medical Technologist), or Medical Technologist (American Associate of Bioanalyst) If required by facility licensed in specialty of microbiology AND/OR, serology/immunology AND/OR, chemistry, hematology AND/OR, immunohematology AND/OR, histocompatibility AND/OR, blood banking AND/OR, molecular pathology Appropriate state licensure or appropriate national certification if required State Medical Technologist Licensure. Licensed in at least one specialty: Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Microbiology, and Serology Job Summary: Performs complex diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens and interprets data. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: Local Staffing, Gainesville , Medical Technologist II FT Days - Tavares, Healthcare , Lake City, Florida

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