Medical Technologist

Adecco Medical & Science
Published
October 1, 2021
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

A Medical Technologist position in San Antonio, TX is available through Adecco Medical & Science.

The Medical Technologist is responsible for accurately performing specimen analysis, instrument maintenance, and quality control procedures including moderate and high complexity laboratory tests. Initiates and follows quality assurance and safety policies and procedures. Performs specimen collection and assists with patient flow as needed. Trains employees in laboratory procedures. May act as primary operator for at least one laboratory instrument. Acts as a resource for laboratory science information. May oversee daily laboratory activities in absence of supervisor. Supports and adheres to the Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Education/Certification Requirements:
Ideally a bachelor's degree in medical technology or laboratory science.
AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred.
Will consider entry or mid-level candidate. At least 1 year of experience preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with performing phlebotomy and collecting appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
  • Assists with special procedures as needed (i.e. bone marrows in the room).
  • Follows the laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results.
  • Performs specimen analysis of all Hematology specimens.
  • Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment. Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated.
  • Adheres to the laboratory quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators, and reagents.
  • Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year.
  • Prepares peripheral blood smear and competently performs complete WBC differential on normal and abnormal smears.
  • Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment.
  • Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance. Processes specimens for send-out testing.
  • Follows the laboratory policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory established acceptable levels of performance. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor. Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory established performance specifications.
  • Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists. Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing. Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed. Restocks the laboratory area as needed.
  • Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
  • Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens.
  • Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting. Chart's patient results in a timely manner as needed.
  • May act as primary operator for at least one laboratory instrument.
  • Participates in development of new instruments and procedures as needed.
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