The schedule for this position will be every other week Friday through Monday. The role of Medical Technologist II performs accurate routine and complex analysis demonstrating a high degree of proficiency and understanding in laboratory procedures in one or more sections of the Laboratory. Participates in the solution of technical problems requiring a great degree of independent judgment and critical thinking, assists in the development of testing, monitors quality control, participates in training, and fulfills charge technologist duties in absence of laboratory management. This position will work every other week Friday through Monday on day shift.
a. Education: Bachelor’s in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science required, and certification of Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) or nationally recognized equivalent certification as approved by Laboratory Administration prior to offer of employment, or if Bachelors degree is not in science disciplines above, must have at least 2 years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing in lieu of. A copy of your highest science-related academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.
b. Certification: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certified and able to meet CLIA standards for high complexity testing. For those Medical Technologists who obtained initial ASCP certification after January 1, 2004, participation in the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) is required (3 year renewal). Those Medical Technologists certified before January 1, 2004 must be active and are certified for lifetime.
c. Prior work experience: Recent 5 years hospital experience as a Medical Technologist in Microbiology required.
d. Must be cross-trained and maintaining competency:
e. If current employee, must be in good standing with no plan of action developed with the past 12 months.
f. Must be flexible and willing to support staffing of the Laboratory in order to meet patient care needs.
g. Possesses knowledge and skills through experience and/or training to be able to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in this job.
h. Uses effective communication skills.
i. Personal appearance makes a good first impression.
j. Bilingual skills a plus.
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