Medical Technologists

Location
Red Lake, Minnesota
Salary
Competitive benefits and recruitment incentive available.
Posted
Apr 23, 2019
Ref
5272860
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Evaluates requested procedures to determine the suitability of the specimen for analysis,requests new specimen if determined to be unsuitable. Collects capillary, venous, and arterial blood specimens and prepares specimens for analysis, insuring that the physiologic state of the properties is maintained.
  • Prepares controls, calibrators, and reagents for use.
  • Selects, performs, evaluates and monitors the performance of routine and complex test procedures using manual and/or instrumental techniques in accordance with established operating procedures. Recognizes and reacts to indicators of malfunction; locates and implements corrections. Obtains analytical data; converts to prescribed units of reporting; and correlates data to verify results.
  • Writes lab reports and reports results to appropriate individuals.
  • Calibrates, standardizes, troubleshoots, adjusts and maintains instruments in the laboratory.
  • Verifies correct instrument operation using established procedures and quality control checks.
  • Identifies common problems and makes corrections.
  • Conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagents, and products, and maintains the proper records for quality control reports.
  • Develops, implements, maintains, and initiates follow-up of Lab Quality Improvement Program or writes and maintains Lab Policy and Procedure Manuals.
  • Instructs medical technologists, medical technicians, nurses, and other personnel in laboratory techniques, equipment use. and proper test requirements.
  • Can utilize the laboratory computer system for all accessioning and processing of all requested tests, and can handle minor troubleshooting of the laboratory computer system including person(s) to notify for minor/major problems or suggestions for increased efficiency of the computer system.
  • Performs other hospital and laboratory duties as assigned.

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