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Medical Technologist - Microbiology 

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Medical Technologist - Microbiology

Responsible for performing moderate and high complexity testing with supervision. Analyzes, reviews, and reports test results and quality control results and takes remedial action when indicated. Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety.


Utilizes technical skills/abilities to perform laboratory testing while maintaining a high level of quality

Ability to perform moderate and high complexity testing.

Follows laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results.

Understands and operates test systems and take appropriate action, including supervisor notification.

Ability to troubleshoot test systems and take appropriate action according to predetermined protocols.

Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem solving skills to ensure quality performance and documentation.

Follows established policies and procedures for quality control performance and documentation.

Performs and documents scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance.

Identifies problems which may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and takes appropriate action, including supervisor notification.

Understands and follows all safety, infection control, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen guidelines.

Participates in departmental quality assurance programs.

Participates in the laboratory continuing education program.

Demonstrates efficiency by performing procedures rapidly and determining priority.

Utilizes appropriate supplies with minimal waste.

Operates equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize down time.

Utilizes unstructured time constructively.

Requirements :

Bachelor's degree or Associate degree in a science or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Certified in the area of Clinical Laboratory Science by the American Society Of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent preferred but not necessary.

Preferred- one year minimum of laboratory training or experience or both in a laboratory performing high complexity testing.