Clinical Technician Job Description

Clinical Technician Job Description

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Clinical technician provides training or materials for clinical education which may include medical terminology, anatomy, procedure specifics, etc.

Clinical Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective clinical technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included clinical technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responds to unscheduled service requests from users by performing initial problem verification, troubleshooting, and problem correction
Assist in med equipment installation as required
Assists other technical positions in Clinical Engineering and other departments in the system as required
Attend manufacture service schools, in house training and self- directed study as required
Assist in establishing new laboratory, including purchasing, maintenance, and organization of equipment
Recruit subjects for studies
Assist in conducting experiments, such as administration of computerized paradigms to subjects, running intravenous alcohol infusion pumps, equipment set-up and cleaning
Triage urgent care patients and perform physicals, drug and alcohol testing, ancillary testing for occupational health patients
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the occupational health program at the center
Interfacing with the client contacts and ensuring documentation and clearances are sent out in a timely manner

Clinical Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, MCDST, BCLS, ASCP, ACLS, DTR, CPT, IV, SOP

Education for Clinical Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinical technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Sciences, Phlebotomy, Healthcare, Phlebotomy Technician, Health, Science, Education, Allied Health, Medical, Communication

Skills for Clinical Technician

Desired skills for clinical technician include:

Medical terms
Math
Administering anesthesia
Medical terminology
Anatomy
Disease processes
Laboratory and hospital computer systems is helpful
Medical laboratory terminology
Pharmacology
Physiology

Desired experience for clinical technician includes:

Valid California license for Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
A post-offer, pre-laboratory placement physical examination may be required
Works with minimal supervision requires independent judgment, problem solving and takes appropriate action
Also responsible for troubleshooting problem charts and communications with individuals who are receiving the services
Scheduling/Registering patients, verifying insurance eligibility and collecting copays and coinsurance
Uses the laboratory information system to register patients, enter orders for testing, determine medical necessity and look up results and direct reports to the appropriate entities

Clinical Technician Examples

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Clinical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of clinical technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical technician
  • Responsible for room turnover
  • Delivers labs and collects blood from blood bank
  • Inventory and stocking duties
  • Assists the pre-op staff with ancillary duties and patient activities along with providing PACU support
  • Assists with admissions and discharges, transportation and care of patients, room turnover, and ordering and delivering labs
  • Responsible for inventory and stocking
  • Assist the recovery staff with ancillary duties and patient activities of daily living along with providing secretarial support to the Patient Rooms area
  • Assist with admissions and discharges
  • Responds to basic support requests
  • Monitors clinical areas for equipment needing service
Qualifications for clinical technician
  • Promptly escalates issues to higher level technical support or management
  • Performs routine cleaning, and visual inspections on basic medical equipment
  • Demonstrates understanding of customer service policies and procedures, continuously adheres to and improves lean processes
  • Participate in the initiation
  • Identify, collect, and de-identify, enroll, aliquot and process samples for clinical research studies
  • Will assist the Clinical Research Specialist (CRS) and/or the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) the Principal Investigator (PI) in the conduct and implementation of clinical research, which includes data collection, data entry, follow up, preparation and maintenance of source and regulatory documents
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Clinical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical technician
  • Assures that all monitoring equipment is in working order
  • Acts as proactive liaison with other departments
  • Perform various quality control procedures and record/monitor temperatures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly maintenance checks, including, but not limited to, eyewash, emergency lighting, emergency alarms
  • Obtains relevant information on caller, , name, department, job, phone number
  • Perform non-clinical (in vitro) drug metabolism and drug-drug interaction studies for pharmaceutical clients in accordance with study protocol and company standard operation procedures (SOPs)
  • Responsibilities will include equipment set-up, calibration and operation
  • Responsible for technical problem solving - performing preliminary data analysis for review by the Study Director
  • Performs ECG’s according to Department Policy and Procedures with 95-1% accuracy, as documented by coordinator and peer review
  • Collects all ECG from ECG Department and Nursing areas
Qualifications for clinical technician
  • Ability to assess, anticipate, and establish priorities in the coordination and accomplishment of all duties
  • Ability to assist the facile movement of patients from one location to the next
  • Knowledge and understanding of aseptic technique
  • Graduate of a certified Dietetic Technician program, or at least enrolled in certified Dietetic Technician program, OR Bachelor's degree from a 4-year college or university in nutrition
  • Demonstrated competence in health care setting for at least six months preferred
  • Pediatric training or experience preferred
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Clinical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical technician
  • Assist with CPR and other duties as directed by the supervisor and/or Anesthesiologists/Nurse Anesthetists
  • Assist with patient position (prone, lateral, supine) if needed and assure adequate coverage of pressure points for the enhancement of safety to the patient during surgery
  • Responsible to work with the general public, nurses, staff and students in a sometimes stressful environment
  • Responsible for problem solving and working with a multitude of personalities with ability to promote verbal and written communication skills
  • Assumes responsibility for self development by attending staff meetings, in-services, and through independent study
  • Utilize effective listening and questioning techniques
  • Understand the process of ordering supplies from general stores and initiate requisition for other items
  • Identifies operational problems and participates in their resolution
  • Promote a harmonious working environment
  • Initiates appropriate telephone usage for messages to appropriate person and forwards information as required
Qualifications for clinical technician
  • Work on multiple projects to meet predetermined deadlines
  • Exercise good judgment in protection and dissemination of Company confidential and proprietary information
  • Establish friendly and cooperative relation with internal and external contacts during the course of work
  • Previous nursing assistant experience preferred or currently enrolled in a School of Nursing
  • Knowledge of basic computer keyboard functions is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, MT (ASCP) or Associate's Degree in Medical Technology, MLT (ASCP)
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Clinical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a clinical technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for clinical technician
  • Nursing students required to have BLS prior to hire
  • Perform testing on clinical and patient samples
  • Support a variety of method development validation processes
  • Perform pipetting of specimens
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment
  • Work with various coagulation instruments
  • Prepare controls and reagents
  • Participate in all quality aspects of the CAP and ISO 15189 accredited laboratory operation
  • Comply with local and federal testing regulations
  • Execute packaging of clinical supplies as determined by the approved manufacturing instructions in accordance with company SOPs and cGMP Regulations
Qualifications for clinical technician
  • Must be willing to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours (this also includes on-call rotation of weekends)
  • Medical work history a Plus!!
  • High school diploma or GED - Community college credits preferred
  • Military corpsmen or medic, Clinical Technician 1 duties in an acute or long-term care setting preferred
  • Clinical Manufacturing Facility
  • School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work, required
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Clinical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical technician
  • Ensure appropriate measures to ensure subject safety
  • Provide required meals and fluid to subjects as outlined in the protocol and document on appropriate source documents
  • Function as a bathroom monitor as needed
  • Collect listing of volunteer requests and provide to Study Monitor
  • Perform vitals sign collection per protocol
  • Collect urine samples and assist with urine processing per protocol
  • Ensure that all subjects have wristbands on with dosing times added
  • Ensure that subjects are ready for blood collections and prepare supplies as needed
  • Ensure subjects are ready for dosing and perform mouth checks as directed by the Study Monitor
  • Participate in the process of collecting adverse events
Qualifications for clinical technician
  • General knowledge of the principles and practices of allied health sciences and patient protocols
  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to perform data collection processes
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification endorsed by the American Heart Associiation (AHA) upon completion of unit orientation required
  • High School graduate or the equivalent (GED)
  • Current District of Columbia Nursing Assistant Certification preferred

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