Columbus Community Hospital

Certified Laboratory Tech or Certified Laboratory Scientist (0.5 FTE 20 hours per week)

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Posted On: Friday, 8th February 2019
Category: Support Services
Department: Laboratory
Shift: Weekday and every 3rd weekend 1:30pm-10:00pm
Job Type:
(0.5 FTE) Columbus Community Hospital
Education: 4 Year Degree

Job Description:

The Clinical Laboratory Technician I performs general laboratory testing in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Transfusion Services, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology, and Specimen processing with a high degree of accuracy and reliability. The data obtained is used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease involving patient of all ages. The Clinical Laboratory Technician II develops and maintains test procedures and protocols, and troubleshoots both technology and sample related problems. (S)he exercises independent judgment and responsibility with minimal supervision. Makes decisions about the accuracy of test results, instrument operation, specimen suitability, and uses sound clinical judgment in setting the priority of tests/patients.

OR

The Medical Technologist performs general laboratory testing in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Transfusion Services, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology, and Specimen processing with a high degree of accuracy and reliability. The data obtained is used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease involving patient of all ages. The Medical Technologist develops and maintains test procedures and protocols, and troubleshoots both technology and sample related problems. (S)he exercises independent judgment and responsibility with minimal supervision. May supervise others in the absence of the Laboratory Supervisor. Makes decisions about the accuracy of test results, instrument operation, specimen suitability, and uses sound clinical judgment in setting the priority of tests/patients.

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Medical Technology and graduate of an accredited Medical Technology Program.
  • Registered or eligible as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) with a national accrediting agency (ASCP) or qualified as a MT/CLS having passed the Federal Equivalence Exam (HEW)
  • Meets the CLIA 88 requirements for individuals performing highly complex testing
  • CPR certification

  • OR
  • Associate degree and completion of a 2 year CLT / Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) training program.
  • Registered or eligible as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) with a national accrediting agency (ASCP).
  • Meets the CLIA 88 requirements for individuals performing highly complex testing.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory performing highly complex testing is desired or a recent new graduate of an accredited school.
  • CPR certification