Oct 20, 2020

Medical Laboratory Technician

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA

Job Description


The chief objective of this position:

  • The Medical Lab Technician (MLT) prepares specimens for analysis by accessioning orders via LIS (CIS), verifying specimen acceptability and performing established pre-analytical procedures in accordance with laboratory policy in an accurate, safe and timely manner. Provides support services for the clinical laboratories by resolving problem specimens/orders and responding to telephone inquiries for test results and specimen collection criteria. Duties performed in a customer focused, courteous and efficient manner. Must be available for other duties as assigned by team leaders, supervisors, and departmental Managers. Additionally, provides accurate and timely testing and reports results to requesting physicians and other health care professionals for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Should consistently utilize excellent customer service skills to both internal and external customers at all times. Displays a positive and professional interpersonal style with a strong commitment to the team effort is mandatory.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) preferred

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

Certified as a MLT (ASCP) within 18 months from the date hired into position*

Education/training REQUIRED:

Associate Degree in Clinical/Medical Lab Sciences or related science from an accredited program

Education/training PREFERRED:

Bachelors Degree in Biological Science from an accredited program