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Medical Laboratory Technician - Weekender, Atrium Health Pineville, PT

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 25349
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11071005439003-Laboratory
Location: AH Pineville Main - 10628 Park Rd

Overview

Job Summary

Performs chemical, bacteriological, immunological, and coagulation tests, examines specimens, and collects blood from patients as overseen by the Department Laboratory Director. Performs routine and complex clinical laboratory procedures. Recognizes unusual results and variances while performing these procedures and makes necessary simple corrections and adjustments. Orients others to the proper performance of routine procedures. Assesses quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of technical work.



Essential Functions

  • Completes assigned workload within established turnaround times. Assesses the urgency of a test and uses this assessment to select the order in which the tasks are performed.
  • Prepares specimens for testing. Verifies patient identification on samples and requests before testing.
  • Applies rules of specimen rejection and arranges for recollection.
  • Performs the various tests without undue delay or excessive supervision.
  • Uses and maintains the various pieces of equipment and instruments used in test performance.
  • Prepares reagents as required for test performance, calculates test results.
  • Reports test results and keeps accurate and proper records of test results.
  • Assesses the test results, and phones and documents all critical values to the nursing unit or physician.

Physical Requirements

Works in an environment interacting with physicians, patients, technologists, and other hospital teammates. Works in an area which contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. May be required to stoop, reach and lift light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Successful completion of a two year Medical Laboratory Technician program at an AMA approved school resulting in an Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology. MLT (ASCP )or registry eligible or Associate Degree in chemical, biological or physical sciences and one year of clinical laboratory experience or MT (AMT) certification.