Under the supervision of the Medical Director and/or Laboratory Manager, performs phlebotomy and clinical tests in the areas of hematology, urinalysis, general clinical microscopy, blood banking, serology, bacteriology, coagulation, chemistry, arterial blood gases, and special chemistry to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (in semester hours) in biology, chemistry, physical science or medical terminology AND laboratory training from an accredited program (may be part of the 60 semester hours toward a degree) or 3 months documented laboratory training in the specialties the individual performs testing.
Currently registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, (ASCP) and/or CLS Registry with National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel, Inc. and/or (NCA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) and/or have proof of certification from the Department of Health Education and Welfare (HEW).
Â If new graduate, must obtain within one year of hire.
Current BLS certification through American Heart Association
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.