May 17, 2022

Medical Laboratory Technician

  • Memorial Health
  • Lincoln, IL 62656, USA
Full-time Laboratory

Job Description

Perform clinical laboratory examinations, proficiency testing, quality control, professional consultation, instrument maintenance and validation, testing validation, and testing management.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Associate in Science or Applied Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • MLT (ASCP or ASCPI) certification required within 12 months of employment and maintained throughout.

Responsibilities

  • Perform waived, moderate, and highly complex analytic processes (for which competency has been validated) in each section of the laboratory (including limited Microbiology) with the supervision of a Medical Technologist. This includes the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic phases of such testing.
  • After proper instruction, must be able to operate any laboratory instrumentation and perform any required procedure.
  • Calibrate laboratory instruments to ensure accuracy of test results.
  • Perform periodic maintenance on laboratory equipment.
  • Perform quality control procedures as specified in SOPs and maintain quality control records necessary for accrediting agencies and quality assurance indicators.
  • Prepare, label and perform QC on lab reagents.
  • Evaluate and resolve problems related to specimen collection, preparation and analysis.
  • Utilize academic, technical, and clinical skills and knowledge to evaluate, troubleshoot, research, and resolve day-to-day problems that arise.
  • Participate in or perform special projects as assigned by the laboratory manager.
  • Enters and reports results in an accurate, timely, and confidential manner.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records.
  • Perform internal and external proficiency testing.
  • Maintain inventory levels and monitor supplies.
  • Occasional clerical duties and phlebotomy duties may also be assigned as warranted.
  • Performs other related work as required or requested.