Microbiologist - MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) - Full Time - Day Shift
The Medical Technologist is responsible for overall daily operations and testing in the laboratory, reviews and maintains quality control and preventative maintenance records, reviews and updates procedure manuals, inventories laboratory supplies, and evaluates new tests and procedures.
Receives referred specimens or specimens directly from patients and performs complex qualitative and quantitative analysis. Performs required tests according to established procedures and methodologies. Completes reports for test performed and ensures quality control criteria are met. Documents all quality control and maintains required records to obtain quality testing results. Assists in the evaluation of new or modified techniques when required. Advises and assists in the orientation and training of other personnel on equipment and software as necessary.
Must possess a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in microbiology or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program and ASCP registry.
Required characteristics include at least two years experience as a MT/MLS with extensive experience in Microbiology.
This position is responsible as the Microbiology Supervisor with all responsibilities of efficiently maintaining the daily functions of the department while providing accurate and timely results to clients.
Experience with TJC standards and accreditation is required.
Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards when no directions are given.
Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
Excellent customer service skills are required.
The ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally is required.
Participation in hospital service committees is required.
Job Type: Full-time