Medical Technologist – Blood Bank

Category : Healthcare
Location/City : AL - Birmingham
Id : 34816


We are searching for a Medical Technologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll be responsible for performing procedures utilizing standard laboratory procedures and instruments to make determinations of body fluids and substances to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease, and to assist in the research, development or modification of laboratory procedures in coordination with a supervisor. You will maintain knowledge of theory and methodology for laboratory testing and assist a supervisor in maintaining quality improvement programs. All people are considered customers. Positive interaction is a major key.
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Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Operates automated and semi-automated laboratory instruments
  • Performs manual procedures to make qualitative and quantitative determinations of body fluids/substances
  • Correlates principles of laboratory medicine with test results, with the ability to recognize and interpret patterns and trends that indicate an abnormality
  • Provides assistance in collection of blood samples and in processing them for analysis
  • Maintains quality improvement and workload recording program
  • Recognizes abnormal and panic values and reports them to the appropriate person
  • Follows established safety practices
  • Applies principles of scientific investigation in the research, development or modification of laboratory procedures
  • Utilizes theory and knowledge of methodology to troubleshoot and suggest improvements
  • Instructs students and other persons in operation of instruments and laboratory testing
  • Monitors inventory in the department and reports needs to supervisor
  • Performs other related duties as requested

Skills & Requirements
  • B.S. Degree
  • Registered as a Medical Technologist with a national board of registry (ASCP or equivalent), or registry eligible and will obtain registry within 1 year of employment

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