STATUS: Per Diem
LOCATION: Gouverneur Hospital
DEPARTMENT: GH Lab Clinical
- BS in Medical Technology or BS in a related Science (Biology, Chemistry, or The Physical Sciences) and/or equivalent relevant experience as recognized by New York State Department of Education for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist. (NYS Dept of Education, Education Law, Title 8, Article 165, sub-parts 79-15; 9/23/8).
- Previous experience in a Clinical or Pathology Laboratory a benefit, but not required.
- Certification by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) preferred, but not required.
- Excellent communication and evaluation skills
- Exceptional documentation skills and attention to detail
- Correctly performs testing in an accurate and timely manner.
- Interprets and correlates clinical test results with patient history, diagnosis and clinical condition in order to explain test results (normal/abnormal) so that appropriate action can be taken.
- Communicates stat and critical lab results and prolonged instrument malfunctions causing delays in test results to physicians, nursing units and other appropriate medical personnel.
- Performance of QC, routine and advanced maintenance and analyze/instrument troubleshooting activities.
- Accurately prepares reagents and maintains proper inventory of laboratory section supplies with appropriate cost containment in mind.
- Maintains knowledge of required computer functions associated with ordering testing, performing testing, resulting testing and calling up various reports to assist in completing testing and the management of workflow.
- Teaches in the School of Medical Technology and Lab rotations as called upon to do so.
- Meets all regulatory lab requirements consistently.
- Additional duties and responsibilities as requested by manager.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.