Medical Technician Job Description

Medical Technician Job Description

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Medical technician provides pre-hospital basic and life support treatment in accordance with each patient's condition, applicable standards of care, HackensackUMC policies, procedures and protocols, and applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations.

Medical Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Distribute, verify and audit support assignments for accuracy and timely completion
Through strong leadership, develop a collaborative work environment for employees
Manage relationships with vendors (related to outstanding invoice payments)
Accepts direction from the RN and communicates pertinent data in a timely manner
Works collaboratively with other members of the health care team
Communicates in a professional manner with patients, family and all members of the health care team
Has knowledge and ability to access appropriate resources
Adheres to all Hospital and departmental specific policies and procedures
Perform routine and complex tests in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, and immunohematology
Maintain communications with physicians, patients, other hospital personnel, professional associations, and other organizations

Medical Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Medical Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, MT, CPR, AMT, BLS, CNA, QMAP, MLT, NCA, CLS

Education for Medical Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the medical technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Department of Education, Medical, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Biological Science, Microbiology, Hematology, Technical, Military

Skills for Medical Technician

Desired skills for medical technician include:

Basic life support protocols
Principles of emergency ambulance operations and current hospital principles as defined by national
State and regional standards
Medical terminology
Passes information along to patients as requested
Growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated
Emergent patient care standards and practices normally acquired through completion of an EMT Program
Number systems and street layouts
All applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations concerning emergency medical services
Basic life support ambulance service

Desired experience for medical technician includes:

Experience with plasma or whole blood in a medical or cGMP regulated environment a plus!
Understanding of fundamental scientific principles underlying laboratory tests
Certified as a medical assistant
Ability to work with a team of residents and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments
Associates degree in accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program or equivalent, BS preferred
MLT (ASCP), MLT (AMT), MLT (HEW), MT (ASCP), CLS (ASCP) or equivalent certification preferred

Medical Technician Examples


Medical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of medical 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 medical technician
  • Provide laboratory information to others on the patient care team - Assist with laboratory training
  • Of the Director of Laboratory Services or the Manager of Laboratory Services, the most senior (most years of
  • Acurrately and legibly recording all specimens received and verifying proper ID per dept guidelines
  • Testing specimens completey and accurately within established time frames and per SOP's
  • Correctly enter and report results within specified time frames
  • Conduct and document Quality Assurance procedures to ensure accurate testing bank
  • Current CPR or BLS (Basic Life Support) or equivalent credential
  • National EMT certification, (NREMT)
  • Training (OSHA 30-hr Construction training, and others related areas)
  • Work predictable hours
Qualifications for medical technician
  • Valid insured registered vehicle
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Associate Degree in Medical Lab Technician or equivalent military training
  • Previous experience in hospital clinical laboratory preferred
  • Completion of License/Certification program is required
  • Packaging or materials technology experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, or biotech industry and/or experience with sterile products or aseptic systems is preferred

Medical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of medical technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for medical technician
  • Demonstrates a safety mindset
  • Recognize medical records and upload them into the portal for attorneys
  • Review medical records- ask for a medical record of January 2017- need to know where to look for the date and the correct patient
  • Need to be technically savvy and have the ability to navigate through multiple systems
  • Use Outlook, Access, use generally 2 screens and comfortable to toggle back and fourth between two or three systems
  • Maintenance and repair of medical devices in our portfolio
  • Yearly maintenance of our equipment locally or at customer sites
  • Yearly maintenance of reference instruments
  • Provides technical support to customers on operational and maintenance aspects of equipment
  • Serves as customer contact on technical and service related enquiries
Qualifications for medical technician
  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34 clearances, specific State, FBI and child clearances)
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam
  • 3 year experience working in laboratory environment dealing with packaging materials and machinery
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to document test plan, procedure, and results
  • Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and work well in a team dynamic environment

Medical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a medical technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for medical technician
  • Perform service training for customer locally or at customer site
  • Joint responsibility for applicable local work instructions and processes
  • Continuous development and training on new devices
  • Participating in internal and external audits
  • Assists in the training of newly hired team members in the department as needed
  • Maintain an index of errors identified within electronic charts
  • Monitor that the electronic charts are on the correct patient encounter
  • Polish/buff plastic pieces
  • Stone molds and cement pour-ups
  • Responsible for working medication prior authorizations
Qualifications for medical technician
  • 3-5 years of technical field service experience maintaining and repairing equipment
  • Solid understanding of mechanical and electrical components
  • Must be comfortable with the computer and be proficient in IBM Lotus Notes
  • Must be available for 24-hour emergency calls
  • ASSE 6040 credential preferred
  • Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Technician CLT (NCA)

Medical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a medical technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for medical technician
  • Independently manages the East Wing, Express Lab and Cranberry locations
  • Performs front desk clerical duties
  • Performs microbiology planting
  • Performs reference lab sendout testing duties
  • Performs specimen processing
  • Performs laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department
  • Administers prescription and over-the-counter medications, first aid, and triage to clients as needed on the shift
  • Reports result in a timely manner and notify proper personnel of all critical and alert values immediatley
  • This is a clerical and processing position with no testing involved
  • Performs laboratory testing
Qualifications for medical technician
  • Must wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to safety shoes, eye protection, gloves, and protective clothing
  • Associate degree in Medical Technology or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be sufficiently physically fit to temporarily live and work in an austere environment to include inclement weather conditions such as above average heat and cold
  • Bachelor of Science Degree and a passing a national exam given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology with one year of experience (MT) or an Associates of Science (MLT ASCP) with three years of experience
  • This position requires heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.) to lift supplies and equipment
  • This position requires frequent prolonged standing and walking, with occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching

Medical Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of medical technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for medical technician
  • Troubleshoots test systems and takes appropriate action when indicated
  • All duties inclusive of an MLT (Medical Laboratory Technician)
  • Perform routine lab tests under the guidance of certified Clinical Scientists and the Laboratory Supervisors
  • Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, conduct instrument and procedural calibrations and all required maintenance
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior technologist or supervisor
  • Ensure test kits have received dates, expiration dates, and if applicable opened dates
  • Work a shift in a 24/7 clinic which may involve different times of the day, night, weekends, share holidays, and standby duty
  • Adapt to unexpected schedule changes and respond to emergency situation
  • Perform testing within the approved guidelines to meet turnaround time standards and maintain quality patient care
Qualifications for medical technician
  • Manual dexterity and mobility are required
  • Ability to respond to numerous requests and to work collaboratively with other members of the department
  • Working conditions may subject employee to many interruptions and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries, occasionally subject employee to irregular hours
  • Working conditions may subject employee to injury from moving parts of equipment
  • This employee may be exposed to infections, contagious diseases, toxic chemicals, and hazards from electrical equipment
  • Conduct physical exams and accurately maintain employee records

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