Medical Laboratory Technician

Highmark Health Scenery Hill, PA 2019-01-10

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs routine and highly complex laboratory analyses on clinical specimens in various sections of the laboratory under supervision.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of routine and complex procedures using established criteria to provide quality clinical information. Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and linearity for test methods. (50%)
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information. (30%)
  • Participates in programs to keep updated with current and changing technologies. (5%)
  • May collect and process patient specimens in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures and within the expected time frames. (5%)
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)
  • May mentor MT/MLT, phlebotomy, and lab processor students and new employees in laboratory testing following AHN policies and procedures. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associates degree in ASCP eligible program or equivalent. Meet ongoing education requirements for certification.
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or equivalent required within one year of hire.

Preferred

  • Clinical laboratory experience.

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