Medical Technologist (1st shift opportunity)

Recruiter
KA Recruiting - Laboratory Jobs
Location
Darien
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Oct 13, 2016
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Medical Technologist Job description Seeking an individual to join its team as a Medical Technologist within our CAP accredited Laboratory Department. This is Full Time (37.5hrs/weekly) Day (7am-3pm or 8am-4pm) with weekend availability position. The Medical Technologist is responsible for independently performing and reporting general and/or specialized laboratory tests in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, and for providing technical services and laboratory support information to staff and providers. This person functions as the lead when the department supervisor is not available. Required SkillsPerforms laboratory tests and reports results with the appropriate documentation, in a timely, efficient and accurate manner in compliance with laboratory policies and procedures. Validates test results in the Laboratory Information System in order for accurate reports to be generated for physician review. In some instances may enter data directly into the computer system.Performs all LIS functions relative to the scope of her/his responsibility to include work lists, outstanding reports, patient registration, etc.Performs quality control for all testing and assures that results meet established criteria before releasing test results. Recognizes factors that may affect measurements and results, and takes appropriate action.Reports low supply inventory to appropriate staff. Insures uninterrupted testing by informing appropriate personnel when supplies fall below par level.Recognizes instrument or equipment failures and evaluates problem. Takes appropriate action to troubleshoot or to contact internal or external individuals for corrective action.Prepares samples appropriately for testing. According to laboratory protocol prepares and labels stains, reagents, and stock solutions used in the processing of specimens. Required ExperienceMinimal Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related field, additional specialty training or course study acknowledged(required)ASCP registry or equivalent registry (preferred)4-6 years of experience as a Medical Technologist(required)Must be competent in 4 laboratory sections as a generalist(preferred)Requires knowledge of principles and practices of laboratory science and minimal computer skills(required)May require an FBI check prior to beginning employment. The results of the aforementioned check must deem the individual Trustworthy and Reliable.

Company Description:

K.A. Recruiting, Inc. is a premier healthcare recruiting firm based in downtown Boston. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professionals.

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