Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 64078
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: weekdays, rotating weekends and holidays
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053139003-Laboratory
What you will do:
The Medical Technologist Specialist is the technical expert in their assigned section 24/7. Primary responsibilities include training and competency evaluation of staff and quality control of test reporting, monitoring instrument function, maintenance, troubleshooting and relevant issues. Responsible for regulatory compliance to all laboratory accreditation agencies such as GDCH, CAP, CLIA, AABB, FDA and TJC. Interfaces with lab manager to implement and monitor all internal and external complaints. Must demonstrate sound judgment and rounded knowledge for the interpretation, clinical significance and theory of testing. Participates in the testing protocols of the laboratory section on a daily basis with the performance of routine and non-routine analytical tasks, the correlation of test results with the appropriate patient indices, the solution of technical and analytical problems and the transfer of this knowledge to students and new employees.
What you will need:
Bachelor degree in Medical Technology or a lab related field with the appropriate education requirements as defined by Rules of Georgia Department of Community Health, Licensure of Clinical Laboratories, 111-8-10- 06(3)(b)1-4. 5 years general laboratory experience including at least one year of experience in the applicable area of responsibility: Hematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, or Blood Bank. The Laboratory Director may also choose to consider a current employee having 3 years as a possible candidate if they have demonstrated leadership and technical expertise during their employment at Atrium Navicent Health.
Certifications Registration as a Medical Technologist (MT, MLS, CLT, CLS) by the Board of Registry as ASCP, AMT or registry eligible - All newly hired technical staff must pass an approved certification exam within twelve (12) months of placement in this occupational classification.