Riverside Walter Reed Hospital is currently seeking a labor pool (as needed) MT/MLT in Gloucester, VA.
JOB SUMMARY: The Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) works under the direction of the supervisor/manager in the area of responsibility and/or Director of the Laboratory. Performs technical procedures in such areas as Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, Blood Bank, Point of Care Testing, Urinalysis and Microbiology according to established Protocols and standard operating procedures. The Medical Technologist is required to follow all quality control and quality assurance guidelines established in the department to include accurate performance, review and documentation. Perform routine maintenance of departmental equipment and procedures to include inventory control, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. The position participates in all aspects of Proficiency testing and in maintaining a constant state of readiness in the department to meet all Standards for accreditation from College of American Pathologist (CAP), Joint Commission, State, OSHA, AABB, CLIA, etc. The medical technologist assists in the training of new and existing personnel as well as students. The Medical Technologist performs the responsibilities of lead technologist in the absence of an on site supervisor when designated as such. The medical technologist adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures; maintains a professional demeanor and exhibits a positive attitude. May perform specimen collection, specimen processing and phlebotomy as applicable. May perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: MLT-Associates degree in Medical Lab Technology or equivalent degree in health science. Alternative must meet eligibility requirements for ASCP. MT-Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Technology; Clinical Lab Science or equivalent degree in health science. Alternative must meet eligibility requirements for ASCP.
CERTIFICATION: ASCP registered MT/MLT or eligible or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in clinical laboratory preferred. Ability-operate technology/equipment consistent with current industry standards. Working knowledge of computers.
HOURS: Labor pool-as needed