Medical Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing tests and reporting results to the providers for use in diagnosis, treatment and / or monitoring treatment of disease.
Independent judgment, professional education, and National certification required. Must be qualified under CLIA as Testing Personnel (sec 493.1489) High Complexity.
Performs tasks, duties and testing according to established laboratory procedures and protocols.
Performs capillary punctures and venous draws as appropriate for patient requiring the procedure.
Processes specimens utilizing established laboratory protocols and technical knowledge.
Validates and reports results of tests performed.
Performs and documents quality control, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting activities ensuring proper functioning of instrument and reagents.
Calibrates and maintains instrument according to established protocol / manufacturer recommendation.
Capable of identifying and correcting problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
Maintains / stores records as required by State of Mass / CLIA.
Participates in proficiency testing program approved by inspecting agencies.
Orders lab supplies and assure that inventory is up to date.
Processes specimens for reference labs according to reference lab protocol / requirements.
Follows established safety practices when collecting and processing specimens.
Assists with orientation and training of new employees.
Performs other duties as required.
Demonstrates respect and works effectively as part of DFCCC team to ensure a professional and courteous environment.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS :
Qualified as Testing Personnel (sec 493.1489) CLIA regulation.
Completion of an approved 2 year program in medical laboratory technology
ASCP, HHS, HEW or NCA medical technician lab certification.
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