Med Tech Job Description

Med Tech Job Description

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Med tech provides instruction and explanation to patients and/or family member when performing point-of-care testing procedures as defined by the laboratory test menu.

Med Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Subject Matter Expert (“SME”) and knowledge resource for lab
Properly records pharmaceuticals
1-2 years Medication Administration experience preferred
Current CPR certification or able to obtain within 90 days of hire
Demonstrates proficiency and understanding of procedures and performs operations in areas of the Clinical Laboratory with minimal supervision by the section supervisor
Assists in the operation of the laboratory by being responsible for specialized assignments and functions
Verify integrity of medications in Pyxis machines / floor stock areas
Check for appropriate dating, and stock levels
Make routine deliveries of filled medication orders and pick up new orders to be filled
Package and maintain records of medications not prepackaged

Med Tech Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Med Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, MLS, NCA, MT, BLS, CPR, CLA, AMT, BOC, CLS

Education for Med Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the med tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Associates, Medical Technology, Education and Training, Chemistry, Medical, Biological Science, Science, Microbiology, Education, Mathematics

Skills for Med Tech

Desired skills for med tech include:

Radiological computerized systems and applications
System computers as by job assignment
New techniques
Health care needs of geriatric resident care
Laboratory information systems
Processing and handling techniques
Proper specimen collection
Subject matter

Desired experience for med tech includes:

Nuclear Cardiology preferred
CT and Core Diagnostic X-ray experience preferred
Must be certified as a Certified Medication Tech (CMT) or Certified Medication Aide (CMA) and must also be a Certified Nursing Assistant in good standing with the state
Assist as a “second check” in the accuracy of the order entry process
Monthly checking of assigned departments for outdates
Prepare and deliver intravenous piggyback admixtures

Med Tech Examples


Med Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of med tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for med tech
  • Equipment Operation.Perform a variety of diagnostic exams and quality assurance procedures
  • Patient Care.Maintain accountability for timely and proper service to patients throughout the area
  • Assist Technical Specialist with duties as assigned
  • Assists in the registration of ALS and/or drawstation patients as needed
  • Assure that designated turnaround times for results are met and that critical results are appropriately reported and documented
  • Perform quality control and proficiency testing procedures as defined by policy
  • Maintain competency in current procedures and gain competency for new methods implemented
  • Assist leadership with day to day Lab operations to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Operates imaging and radiation detection equipment to obtain diagnostic images and information
  • Maintains a clean work area, prepares the equipment, patient room, and stocks supplies
Qualifications for med tech
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Generalist, ASCP certified
  • Weekend and Holiday rotation
  • Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • MLT certification by ASCP or AMT
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with peers, management and other healthcare personnel
  • Bachelor degree and graduation from a Medical Technology program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an equivalent program, in a science related field, or documented equivalent education and training, minimum of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry

Med Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a med tech. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for med tech
  • Remain current on developments and trends in nuclear imaging techniques, procedures, and equipment by reading manuals and technical journals
  • Evaluates test orders and associated specimens for validity during pre-analytical phase of laboratory testing
  • Checks electronic mail at the start of each scheduled shift for critical updates
  • Completes requested or assigned duties within time frame allotted, to include but not limited to, procedure development and correlation studies
  • Perform differentials with special care
  • Prepare specimens for routine laboratory assays
  • Run laboratory assays and analysis
  • Review and verifies results to ensure data validity and interprets results
  • Apply appropriate procedural techniques related to specimen procurement and handling, instrument operation, operator maintenance, application of universal precautions and inventory monitoring
  • Accurately enter assay results into client reports
Qualifications for med tech
  • Successful completion of Nuclear Medicine School internship
  • Massachusetts State License
  • National Registry ARRT or CNMT
  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Clinical Laboratory, Medical Technology, Chemical, or Biological Science (or equivalent) and
  • 2 years of Medical Technology experience
  • MT or MLS (ASCP) Certificate

Med Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a med tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for med tech
  • Provide phlebotomy and other specimen collection
  • Ensure client turnaround times (TATs) are met
  • Fill all reagents needed and document quality control information for equipment used
  • Prepare equipment for next shift (fill reagents, run controls)
  • Document and report problems to supervisor
  • Clean and stock supplies in work area
  • Enter and track client sample and result information
  • Perform maintenance procedures as directed
  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and abnormal test results
  • Assist and train new technical staff
Qualifications for med tech
  • Current California Nuclear Med License (RHNM)
  • Must have the abilty to read, write and speak English
  • Venipuncture required upon hire
  • National Nuclear Medicine Registry w/ ARRT or NMTCB
  • Must have graduated from an approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • CPR/IV Certification

Med Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of med tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for med tech
  • Act as a resource for the department, other departments, other labs and client inquiries
  • Can manage the department in the absence of the supervisor
  • Routinely work each bench throughout the department as assigned by the department supervisor
  • Verifies, calls, and documents all critical values according to hospital policy
  • Reports results in a timely manner
  • Participates in competency-based proficiency testing in a timely fashion
  • Uses reagents and laboratory materials efficiently and in a cost conscious manner
  • Fosters team spirit through leadership by example
  • Assumes leadership role in the absence of the supervisor
  • Monitors quality control for the department through weekly reviews
Qualifications for med tech
  • Must be aware of hazards within the department and adhere to safety standards as stated by OSHA and other regulatory agencies such as but not limited to ionizing radiation, nuclear reactor by-product material and universal precautions
  • Minimum of Associate Degree in Electronics (Biomedical Engineering desired), military training or equivalent experience
  • Will be given oral exam prior to consideration for position
  • Some College - 1 Year
  • AS, MLT (ASCP), BS, MT (ASCP), or nationally recognized equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience in a hematology Laboratory preferred

Med Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a med tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for med tech
  • Assumes primary role with advanced instrument troubleshooting
  • Solves instrument problems, if able, and performs necessary upgrades independently
  • Monitors and maintains reagent and supply inventory
  • Assists with submission and review of proficiency testing
  • Provides and facilitates training, as necessary, for new technologists and to current technologists on new procedures
  • Performs competency assessments of staff
  • Assists supervisor with preparation of inspections and performance improvement activities
  • Takes initiative in identifying needs or opportunities for improvement within the department and develops recommendations
  • Other Lab Tech duties as assigned
  • Maintains accurate records of all remedial actions taken when QC, PM or function checks fail to meet established limits
Qualifications for med tech
  • Current Clinical Lab Scientist or Medial Laboratory Technician required
  • MLT (ASCP) or equivalent registry required
  • Knowledge of SOP and LIS validation
  • Minimum of two years experience in all phases of nuclear medicine imaging, or Associates Degree in Allied Health
  • Must be proficient in venipuncture, reading heart rhythms and other related clinical skills
  • Associate's degree (A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or certificate program

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