Technologist, Medical Job Description

Technologist, Medical Job Description

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Technologist, medical provides support to Manufacturing Incoming Laboratory, Analytical laboratory, and QA Laboratory on raw materials and formulations’ chemical analysis.

Technologist, Medical Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Demonstrate procedures, instrumentation and techniques to train staff
Analyze, review, and report test results and quality control results
Take remedial action when necessary
Ensure specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing
Adhere to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety
Performing tests and analyses according to established procedures
Maintaining logs/records
Notes “dates opened” and “expiration dates” on reagents, controls, , and uses reagents and controls only to their expiration dates
Can work without supervision & may exercise independent judgment in error identification and problem solving
Report work accurately, legibly and in accordance with the criteria for abnormal and critical values

Technologist, Medical Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Technologist, Medical

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASCP, MT, AMT, MLT, BLS, NCA, CLS, NCLS, BS

Education for Technologist, Medical

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Technologist, Medical

Desired skills for technologist, medical include:

Principles
Instruments and their interrelationships physiological conditions affecting test results
Techniques
Medical terminology and laboratory information systems
Medical terminology and laboratory information system experience
Human development process and ability to work effectively with all patients of all ages
Medical terminology and laboratory information system
Chemical and biological hazards
Governmental and regulating policies and standards
Hospital laboratory practices

Desired experience for technologist, medical includes:

Must be able to work a part time- weekend scheduling & on-call shifts as needed
Must be deliberate and systematic when under pressure
Will accept Certified OR Non Certified Medical Technologist OR MLT applications *
Must be a Florida licensed MT in all areas of clinical laboratory
Bachelor or Associate degree in Medical Technology
Must be a Florida licensed Medical Technologist

Technologist, Medical Examples

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Technologist, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a technologist, medical. 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 technologist, medical
  • Collaborate with Project Manager with client requests and concerns
  • Works with the project team to ensure lab testing meets project requirements
  • Perform coagulation and special coagulation testing including factor levels, lupus anticoagulant, Factor V Leiden for FDA applications of Sysmex CA1500, CS-5100, and CS-2500 coagulation analyzers
  • Evaluate and report results on specimens received for analysis
  • Trains and instructs new employees and students
  • Maintain and keep current skills and knowledge for the job through continued education programs
  • Analyze and evaluate quality control checks to assure accurate patient results
  • Maintain ongoing and overall quality of the total testing process, relative to meeting patient’s and customer’s needs
  • Perform a variety of diagnostic testing and follows established guidelines for the prioritization of work
  • Evaluate testing results for accuracy and appropriate intervention, perform computer data entry and maintains expertise with computer systems
Qualifications for technologist, medical
  • The disclosure or requests that occur on a routine or recurring basis include patient demographics, condition and laboratory results
  • The Transplant Laboratory Technologist completes individualized training and continuing staff development through the orientation process and competency assessment
  • Hospital laboratory experience and or clinical internship in hospital setting preferred
  • BS Degree from accredited university, or equivalent, preferably with a Medical Technology internship at an
  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or biological science is required certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist or eligible to be certified
  • Completion of a medical lab science program or Bachelor of Science required
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Technologist, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of technologist, medical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for technologist, medical
  • Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Perform HLA antibody screening, flow cytometry crossmatching and molecular testing
  • Listing kidney, heart, lung, and pancreas patients with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
  • Provide testing for the Kidney Paired Donor and the Alliance Paired Donor Programs
  • Perform testing for the Kidney Transplant Desensitization Program
  • Perform reagent Quality Control and equipment functional verification and preventative maintenance
  • Validation of new equipment, procedures and software
  • High Complexity Testing
  • Performs QC and QA activities according to protocol of assigned section
  • Prioritizes, organizes and re-organizes workload in response to STAT requests
Qualifications for technologist, medical
  • Graduate from an accredited college/university
  • MLT or equivalent from an accrediting agency approved by GDHR (ASCP, NCA, AMT, AAB or another agency approved by GDHR)
  • Prefer candidates with 1 years in an general medical laboratory setting
  • Minimal Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related field and course study acknowledged required
  • Must be competent in 4 laboratory sections preferred
  • One year of clinical internship or la eperience
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Technologist, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of technologist, medical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for technologist, medical
  • Verifies test results as needed after review for clerical accuracy, clinical compatibility, and accuracy of order in the information system
  • Troubleshoots controls, blood banks and other manual procedures, instruments, and other problems as needed and documents actions including the use of back-up and down-time procedures
  • Operates instruments (mechanical, optical, photometric, automated, ) according to established test protocols and quality control protocols
  • Performs and documents preventive maintenance on instruments and equipment as specified by supervisor and instrument manuals
  • Receives and prepares specimens for analysis by establishing specimen identity
  • Assists team lead and supervisor in monitoring supplies including dating and storing new reagents as received, observing expiration dates, checking new reagents before use, and maintaining regent log and control systems
  • Analyze patient specimens on instruments and/or by specified manual methodologies within specified turnaround times without sacrificing accuracy
  • Maintains cell cultures used in a number of assays and monitors a variety of cultures for rate of proliferation, feeding, and timing of analytical tests
  • Performs analytical tests including but not limited to radioactive 51Cr release cytotoxicity assays, immunoassays (ELISA and RIA) for determination of cytokine levels, luminescence based assays
  • Prepares and characterizes cellular products for patient therapy including dendritic cells, genetically modified fibroblasts and natural killer cells according to FDA guidelines and protocol requirements
Qualifications for technologist, medical
  • MT(ASCP) or equivalent, HEW (HHS), NCA, or other certification
  • Certification or Registry (Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist)) from a government agency or nationally recognized professional organization (eg
  • Must obtain certification within 6 months of hire (During this period new hire will be placed at the trainee rate)
  • Completion of education equivalent to national certification as Medical Technologist from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, MT (ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA.)
  • National certification as Medical Technologist from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, MT (ASCP) or as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) from ASCP
  • Two (2) years of work experience in a clinical laboratory
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Technologist, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a technologist, medical. 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 technologist, medical
  • Assists in achieving and maintaining laboratory certification as appropriate
  • Maintain a clean and safe prep work area according to guidelines of
  • Provides assistance Data Clerks, Technicians, Customer Services and Clients as needed to ensure proper specimen collection, handling, labeling, and processing
  • Coordinates inventories of supplies and reagents to ensure adequate, economical levels are available
  • Unpack and stores supplies
  • Unpacks specimens, assigns a number and documents a receive date
  • May assist with the orientation and training of other employees
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding all phases of laboratory work and findings
  • Maintains record keeping logs according to policy manual guidelines
  • Performs a variety of determinations on different body fluids
Qualifications for technologist, medical
  • Previous Medical Technologist work experience in a clinical laboratory setting OR participation in a clinical laboratory rotation through a Medical Technology educational program
  • Experience in Blood Bank required
  • Demonstrate high level of problem solving
  • Ability to communicate well with supervisors, physicians, co-workers and hospital staff
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and instruments where appropriate
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a related field from an accredited institution
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Technologist, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of technologist, medical. 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 technologist, medical
  • Calibrate, maintain, and trouble shoot the laboratory instruments
  • Assist with inventory of supplies to facilitate maintenance of adequate stocking levels of reagents and equipment to support efficient laboratory operation
  • Participate in Continuing Education activities, and participate in proficiency testing exercises
  • Interact with Technical Representatives from suppliers of testing kits and reagents when questions arise regarding the way their tests are reacting or regarding the interpretation of results in order to determine and report the most accurate results
  • Dispose of hazardous materials, including biohazards and chemical waste, according to proper protocol and procedures
  • Participate in feedback activities and give procedural input during Lab Meetings in order to improve patient care and update procedures
  • Maintain records of individual continuing education activities for lab staff
  • Maintain records of proficiency testing for the lab
  • Collaborate with faculty on campus to assist them with research projects to provide lab services to support their research
  • Correlate and prepare Quality Control for analysis by University and outside agencies
Qualifications for technologist, medical
  • Clerical • Manage stress appropriately
  • Make decisions under pressure • Manage anger, fear, hostility and violence of others appropriately
  • Handle multiple priorities • Work alone
  • Work in areas that are confined and crowded
  • Able to withstand the stresses & demands of an active position
  • Medical Technologist from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent

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