A Medical Laboratory Technician that conducts diagnostic laboratory tests that are important in detecting, analyzing, and treating a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions.
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Science (AS) degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
Associate degree AND completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program
Associate degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in chemistry and 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in biology AND completion of a 50 week U.S. military medical laboratory training course
Associate degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in chemistry and 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in biology AND three years of full time acceptable clinical experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in an acceptable laboratory required.
1 year of experience in applicable section of laboratory is preferred.
Current Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent is required within 6 months or will be demoted to a non-certified position.
Knowledge of medications and treatments used in patient care required.
Skilled in critical thinking for determining alternative solutions or solving problems required.
Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
Skilled in operating a computer, including a computer mouse and keyboard, required.
Able to follow written and verbal instructions required.
Able to work in a diverse environment required.
Able to work as a team required.
Able to keep patient information confidential required.
Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Perform duties of a Medical Laboratory Technician.
Accurately perform, evaluate appropriateness and report tests/analyses requested on patient specimens on all assigned routine benches.
Utilizes time efficiently to complete assignments and assist coworkers.
Quality control is completed and documented 100% of the time.
Calibration is completed and documented 100% of the time.
Routine maintenance is completed and documented 100% of the time.
Compliant per PPE guidelines 100% of the time.
Accommodates patient and laboratory needs by professionally responding to requests for flexibility in duties, schedules, and staffing.
Document orientation, training, and education to ensure employee competence, provide excellent services, and meet accreditation requirements by effective verbal or written communication.
Organizational and department competencies are completed 100% of the time.
Evidence that new procedures and major procedure revisions are read and understood.
Maintains knowledge of regulatory and accreditation agency requirements and in quality assurance activities.
Proficiency testing is completed as assigned and submitted by the deadline.
Assists technical coordinator or section leader with problem resolution and follow up reports for proficiency tests as requested.
Assists with the completion of quality control and Quality Assurance activities.
Achieves section/organization quality goals.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.