Oct 20, 2020

Medical Technologist 2

  • VCU Health System
  • Virginia, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Medical Technologist II (MT II) provides accurate and timely testing and results to requesting physicians and other health care professionals for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MT II should consistently utilize excellent customer service skills to both internal and external customers at all times. 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 Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Certified MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or equivalent, or ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification*. Note: New hires must obtain certification within 24 months.
        *Certification not required but strongly encouraged if hired before January 2007
      • *Certification not required but strongly encouraged if hired before January 2007
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of one (1) year of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program or a Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science with 5 or more years of on the job training in a hospital health care environment in a specific lab discipline performing high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (categorical or generalist certification required).
      • *unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements or Ph.D. or foreign trained MD
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Master’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program