May 08, 2021

Medical Technologist

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Medical Technologist (MT) 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 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 (ASC P) or equivalent, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP categorical certification.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Certified MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or equivalent, or ASCP categorical certification
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • 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.
      • *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.