Medical Tech Job Description

Medical Tech Job Description

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Medical tech provides consultation, support, and orientation to simulation laboratory procedures, location and use of materials, and the operation of the equipment.

Medical Tech Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Completion of AMA approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Three to Five years’ experience within their respective fields (Preferred)
Will train to ED HUC
Troubleshooting both hardware and software systems, networking, and basic maintenance of simulation equipment
Analysis & Reporting.Perform precise specimen analysis and report results accurately, following established procedures
Evaluation.Continuously assess work processes and make suggestions for improved work methods and ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs and solve operational problems
Maintain cleanliness of first aid stations and other miscellaneous cleaning duties as needed
Prioritizes and re-prioritizes work based on the changing needs of the customers, in communication with the HIM Director and or designated Supervisor
Reports all incidents in a timely and effective manner
Demonstrates organizational competency by completing reconciliation and productivity as outlined

Medical Tech Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Medical Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, MLS, CLT/MLT/AMT, EMT, BLS, MLT, ABHI, NCA, AMT, LT

Education for Medical Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the medical tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Science, Medical, Associates, Medical Technology, Military, Education, Biological Science, Chemistry, Biology, Technical

Skills for Medical Tech

Desired skills for medical tech include:

Splint application and documentation
ED procedures and equipment
Current theories and principles in field of nuclear medicine
Proper handling and administration of radioactive materials
Basic life support protocols
Principles of emergency ambulance operations and current hospital principles as defined by national
State and regional standards
Departmental and Hospital policies and procedures as they pertain to the job
Laboratory equipment and laboratory information systems
Regulatory standards and compliance thereof

Desired experience for medical tech includes:

Radiology Technician Certificate and current license
Operational needs of the center
Bachelor's Degree in Health or Computer related field, preferred
Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software, preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft applications, internet use, computer literacy and ability to learn and support operations of simulation center, required
Basic medical knowledge, preferred

Medical Tech Examples

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Medical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a medical tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for medical tech
  • Scans or archives records as appropriate
  • Collects and verifies via reconciliation all current and previous records of discharged inpatients and outpatients (sdc, wc, medcl, breast care, endos ..) with days visits and notes status (inpt, unavailable, missing) within 24 hours from nursing units
  • Logs current discharges into Meditech chart tracking module, moves records as needed
  • Signs out (logs in) all visits being analyzed in Meditech and returns (logs out) all visits upon completion
  • Reviews, researches, and exhausts all attempts to retrieve missing information from nursing units
  • Reviews all requests for PHI, including continuation of care faxes and ensures that proper authorization to disclose the information has been received, as needed and fills the request
  • Reviews each record for content of highly confidential information and handles appropriately
  • Opens department mail and logs in and out each request for Protected Health Information (PHI) into the Release of Information tracking system database according to policy and procedure
  • Responds to all telephone requests promptly and within a timeframe consist with the urgency of the request
  • Maintains the Release of Information tracking system database
Qualifications for medical tech
  • Occasional heavy physical lifting and moving of equipment
  • One year of medical stocking/inventory experience or three years of non-medical stocking/inventory experience as your primary job
  • Looking for candidates with great work ethnics
  • 1 year of medical stocking/inventory or 3 years of non-medical stocking/inventory as your primary job title
  • Prior research or medical training preferred
  • Use of keyboard and microscope extensively may be required, dependent upon job and shift assignment
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Medical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a medical 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 medical tech
  • Responds to all routine written requests within seven (7) working days of receipt
  • Responds to all routine fax requests within 24 hrs
  • Responds to all walk-ins seeking access to PHI as appropriate
  • Meticulously reviews and prepares copies of medical records in response to subpoena and court order requests including coordination of certification signature and delivery to court
  • Refers any potential medical/legal issues to the HIM Director, designated HIM Supervisor, and to Risk Management as appropriate
  • Coordinates retrieval of images and copies microfilm and/or microfiche using microfilm equipment as necessary
  • Coordinates the photocopying of medical records with co-workers and others involved in copying assistance as needed
  • Investigates and verifies all MRUNs assigned by Registration staff the previous day to detect any duplicate MRUN assignments
  • Reviews Medical Record Transaction Report daily and confirms, edits or corrects each new entry such as name spelling, format, SSNs, DOB changes as needed
  • Maintains quality improvement monitoring logs and reports (MPI Duplicate MRUN Log) daily, weekly potential duplicate and duplicate records reports
Qualifications for medical tech
  • Current PA EMT certification
  • MLT/ASCP certification or equivalent (Equivalent is defined as ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB.)
  • Or successfully completion of an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician)
  • OR a student in a recognized MLT program who has completed a clinical rotation in the area of hire and will receive MLT (ASCP or equivalent) certification within one year from completion of the program
  • Associates Degree or completion of a U.S. Military 50-week course leading to specialty of Medical Laboratory
  • Must possess and maintain a current Texas EMT-B or higher Texas certifcation
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Medical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of medical 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 medical tech
  • Responds with timely communication regarding several departments throughout the organization (Patient Access, Scheduling, Birth Registrar, Lab, Blood bank, Pediatrics, Breast Care, Andover Surgery, HIM, EMPI and others)
  • Maintains and emails detailed report of all documented duplicates merged on a monthly basis to designated department managers
  • Effectively communicates with MPI Coordinators at other Steward facilities on an as-needed basis
  • Performs internal audits for inpatient and outpatient medical records as directed by HIM Director as required by the Joint Commission
  • Fills medical record audit requests from regulatory and commercial auditing entities in a timely manner according to each request
  • Verifies the ADT on dictated reports and reports errors to the MT coordinator for correction
  • Performs daily mailing and/or faxing of copies of transcribed reports and appropriate handling of failed faxes as per instructions from HIM Director
  • Assists physicians with transcribed or PDOC reports as needed
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding and application of the Incomplete Records deficiency management module, HIM module, and ITS routines in Meditech
  • Performs inpatient and outpatient record analysis and completes process within five (5) days or less of discharge
Qualifications for medical tech
  • Must be able to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and work for long periods of time in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Must be willing to comply with and ensure ambassadors comply with all SEA grooming guidelines and employment standards
  • Coordinates physician notifications and sends notification letters regarding weekly physician suspensions according to 30-day delinquent policy and HIM procedure checklist
  • Locates and retrieves incomplete records and contacts physician office managers and physicians weekly to make arrangements for reports and orders to be signed and/or completed and assists physicians with the completion of his/her incomplete records as needed
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Medical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of medical 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 medical tech
  • Provides orientation to new physicians in the record completion process as needed
  • Follows CPOE procedures for unsigned orders including changing deficiency status as needed
  • Demonstrates the ability to instruct physicians on electronic record process including electronic signature
  • Notifies HIM Director of problematic charts for presentation to Medical Records Committee
  • Assists in conducting incomplete file audits as often as needed
  • Compiles and submits weekly statistical report on incomplete record status to HIM Director
  • Assists in preparing and filing all internal and external correspondence and medical reports into patients' electronic medical record according to filing system
  • Perform duties including patient care related to employee health (both work compensation and non work related health issues) and safety
  • Perform duties and documentation related to OSHA programs at Busch Gardens/Adventure Island
  • Assist the RN in the evaluation and care of a diverse patient population in the ED and UC
Qualifications for medical tech
  • Hospital Laboratory experience preferred but not required
  • MLT (ASCP) or equivelant preferred upon hire, but must be obtained within three years of hire date
  • Bachelors degree in relevant science
  • One year clinical laboratory internship preferred
  • Med Tech or CLS through the American Society of Clinical Pathologist, or equivalent certification
  • Must be at least 18 years old with high school diploma or equivalent
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Medical Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a medical 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 medical tech
  • Participates in the training of students, residents, and new employees in the performance of select routine procedures
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned, including inventory control reagent prep, specimen processing/distribution/storage tasks, ect
  • Performs tests and procedures in areas of the clinical laboratory
  • Medical Lab Technicians are accountable for accurate results, the proper use of quality control materials and evaluation of those results
  • They must recognize the interdependency of tests and conditions that affect test results
  • Participate in continuing education, competency and proficiency testing
  • Demonstrates the clinical and critical thinking skills on patients, infants to geriatrics, and to report changes or abnormal readings to the RN
  • Restocks fax/scanner and copy machine
  • Demonstrates a good working knowledge of EPIC to include charge entry, charge reconciliation, patient movement, and team member assignment
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to the Shift Coordinator or PCN, co-workers and physicians
Qualifications for medical tech
  • Must have valid Driver's License and able to meet company driving guidelines
  • Must have appropriate License for position
  • Must possess a current Florida State Certificate/License
  • Must be available to work flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions the ability to bend or stoop and climb stairs
  • Ability to carry a bag weighing approximately 35 pounds to all calls throughout the park

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