Medical Laboratory Technician

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation | Peridot, AZ

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Posted Date 7/21/2020

PRN - Medical Laboratory Technician, Peridot


Two years of previous chinical experience working as an MLT or related field.

Associate’s degree in Sciences or related field; experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
ASCP certificiation or equivalent nationally recognized Medical Licensed Technology

 The Medical Laboratory Technician performs a variety of clinical laboratory procedures to evaluated and determine reliability of test results and provide data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but not limited to the following)

Performs a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to determine presence of normal and abnormal components; performs blood group, type and compatibility tests, studies cells and morphology

Performs and reviews quality controls in testing; decides if results are within acceptable ranges, researches problems and corrects.
Participates in scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of instruments, proficiency testing as assigned ; quality control testing and data analysis
Prepares solutions, stains, reagents and other equipment and supplies as required for the completion of tests ands examinations
Reviews reports, accessions logs, computer generated reports and other information produced in the clinical laboratory to ensure legibility, accuracy and timely delivery
Establishes and controls testing site to ensure that environmental conditions are appropriate including, but not limited to, temperature, humidity, air circulation, sample volume/content and/or suitability
Maintains professional knowledge and proficiency in Medical Technology through continuing education programs and mandatory staff meetings and in-service training
Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports of tests, analyses and examinations to ensure timely and thorough data for patient treatment decisions
Collects blood specimens as ordered by venipuncture and capillary puncture in accordance with all safety and infection control procedures
Greets patients and provides instructions to patients and patient’s family on proper specimen collection and aftercare
Prepares and affixes labels to specimen vials to ensure proper identification
Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives
Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor
Performs other duties as assigned

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