Performs all procedures as documented on orientation forms in Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Serology, Chemistry, Microbiology (limited knowledge required on second shift), Toxicology, Blood Bank, and Specimen Collection sections under the supervision of the Director of Diagnostic Services, Chief Technologist or Medical Director (Pathologist); assists in these departments when requested or when workload is primary assigned unit permits.
Education and Experience:
Baccalaureate Degree; licensed and registered as Medical Technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Licensed and registered as Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or Registered Clinical Laboratory Assistant with an Associate Degree in Applied Science or B.S. Degree in chemistry, biology, or related field and has been trained by a qualified (ASCP) Medical Technologist.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Requires critical decision making ability in emergency situations; computer word-processing skills; good communication skills; ability to work independently; ability to use proper body mechanics when lifting, pushing and pulling; motor coordination to work with patients and equipment.