Job Description

 

This is a full time day shift position for a versatile medical technologist. Duties include general lab and microbiology.This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Northwest Medical Center lab team in a well-equipped, high volume laboratory. This is a generalist day/afternoon shift position and the successful applicant would have experience in blood bank, chemistry and hematology. This position reports to the lab technical supervisors. Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in the clinical laboratory is expected. Come be part of our quality patient care team.

  

Summary - Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory.  Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed.  Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Consistently monitors specimens to ensure that each specimen is appropriate for the test methodology utilized. Ensures that all tests are performed within turn around time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance.  Performs and documents quality control, calibration, and instrument maintenance per departmental procedure; documenting all corrective action taken when systems deviate from laboratory established performance criteria. Consistently uses critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and correct issues that may adversely affect test performance or patient results.         Performs proficiency testing within time guidelines as directed by departmental supervisors, and in the same manner as patient testing.

 Requires graduation from an accredited MT / MLS program and passing a national exam given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology or AMT. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within laboratory medicine.

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

 

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