Performs routine medical laboratory procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Responsible for laboratory operations. Must have Microbiology experience.
Education / Experience Qualifications
Education: Bachelorâ€™s degree with specialized training in medical technology or related field. Certified as a MT by ASCP, NCA, or State License Board and keep active while employed at CMH Regional Health System.
Â Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of clinical experience
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Maintains specialized knowledge in the areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, urinalysis, immunology, and immunohematology (Blood bank and Transfusion medicine)
Performs highly complex testing
Performs technical laboratory analysis in the areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, urinalysis, immunology, and immunohematology (Blood bank and Transfusion medicine)
Performs calibration, correlation, linearities, verifications and validations per instrument/test specifications
Able to recognize test abnormalities
Performs work accurately and thoroughly by being meticulous
Ensures the distribution of associated test information and results in a manner consistent with department standards, regulatory standards, and turnaround time criteria
Ensures the proper functioning of laboratory instrumentation by performing required quality controls, maintenance, documentation and troubleshooting procedures
Evaluates specimen quality for testing as deemed appropriate per test method
Demonstrates ability to use the laboratory information system(s)
Complies with all laboratory policies/procedures
Complies with OSHA regulations regarding laboratory safety
Complies with all HIPPA regulations
Communicates effectively verbally and in writing while client-driven (friendly)
Demonstrates personal competency by successful performance of proficiency surveys and department competencies as assigned
Exhibits organizational skills that support the operational objectives of the department
Maintains knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to all customers
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.