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Medical Technologist FT Saturday and Sunday

Req #: 17010245
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL
Job Category: Laboratory
Organization: FH North Pinellas

Description
Work Hours/Shift

Saturday-Sunday 6AM to 11 PM
 
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
 
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Performs all testing for patients of all ages, from newborn through the geriatric populations according to SOPs.
  • Runs, releases and troubleshoots QC according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs departmental preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Troubleshoots instrument malfunctions and performs minor repairs.
  • Exercises independent judgement in resolving unexpected, discrepant or critical value results.
  • Works with supervisory staff to recommend and implement new procedures or policy changes.
  • Performs computer function associated with the job tasks.
  • Performs laboratory proficiency surveys conforming to regulatory agency requirements.
  • Reviews work performed by Technicians as required.
  • Ensures the daily QC and Preventative Maintenance checks are performed and documented.
  • Assists other lab staff in their duties as needed.
  • Redirect or calls in personnel due to unexpected absence or sickness by scheduled staff.
  • Works shifts other than their normally scheduled shift to provide Technologist Licensure coverage as needed
  • Controls use of expendable supplies.
  • Supports processing area personnel in performing their duties.
  • Performs computer functions associated with procedures in the specimen processing area.
  • Participates in general and departmental staff meetings to discuss changes, issues and improvements. 
  • Performs additional duties as required or assigned.
Qualifications
What will you need?
  • General knowledge of laboratory testing functions.
  • General knowledge of laboratory equipment use.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Computer skills associated with laboratory information systems.
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Associates Degree in the sciences or possess completed coursework as required by CLIA for a Medical Technologist.
  • Completion of an accredited Medical Technologist/Technician training program.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • One year experience as a Medical Technologist (Preferred)
  • Experience working in a Hospital based laboratory (Preferred)
  • Licensed as a Medical Technologist by the State of Florida.
  • Certified as a Medical Technologist by a national accrediting agency such as ASCP. (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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