Job Purpose: Performs and reports laboratory testing in a manner to promote the efficient operation of the laboratory and effective patient care. Will work as a Generalist at the CHA Everett Hospital Laboratory.
Duties and responsibilities include: *Performs phlebotomy on both adult and pediatric patients. *Performs testing in Chemistry, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine. *Performs and evaluates Quality Controls *Participates in Proficiency testing. *Troubleshoots basic instrument problems. *Receives and process a variety of laboratory specimens and utilize the Meditech computer system for data entry; computerized worksheets and interfaces are used in the performance of testing. *Performs both STAT and Routine testing in an accurate and timely manner. *Assists the manager in the development of new methods and evaluates cost feasibility as required. *Trains new employee in department procedures and policies. *Participates in department meetings. *Works with fellow staff members to analyze workflow processes and conduct QI audits. *On-call coverage responsibilities.
Qualifications/Requirements: Minimum education: BS/MT required Registration/certification as MT (ASCP), MLS, AMT, or HEW required at time of hire. Additional preferences: 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 2. Fluency in the English language
Keywords: Med Tech, Clinical Lab Scientist