Performs and submits accurate results on specimens for laboratory analysis for the purpose of aiding the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of patients to include discrimination between closely similar items and correction by use of preset guidelines. Performs simple maintenance of instruments. Recognizes unusual results and/or abnormalities and takes prompt and appropriate action to assure the accuracy and validity of test results. Notifies the supervisor at points where no preset criteria for decision making are available. Assumes accountability for the dissemination of patient information to ensure the confidentiality and privacy of patients. Conducts oneself as a professional. Performs assigned duties accurately and rapidly.
Minimum of two years technical experience in the area of specific clinical laboratory department.
• Associates degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution and certified by a recognized professional association as a Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP or AMT)
• OR Military Laboratory Training a) Phase I and II OR Basic and Advanced OR Completion of a Military Laboratory Specialist Course AND b) Minimum of two years of clinical laboratory experience or minimum of sixty semester hours.
• OR Medical Laboratory Science Student within their last 6 months of graduation from an accredited clinical training program. Approval documentation must be received from the Medical Laboratory Science Program indicating that they have successfully completed the clinical rotation in the area they will be working. Must have a current certification status in compliance with specifications for continuing education required by the certification agency.