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Medical Technologist

Tennessee, Morristown, 37813 Morristown USA

OverviewMedical Technologist, General Laboratory PRN/OCC, Variable Hours and Shifts per pay period Morristown Hamblen Overview: Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns . It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility athttps://www.morristownhamblen.com/. Position Summary: The Medical Technologist performs high complexity, routine and specialized clinical Lab tests for use in diagnosis and treatment of patients by physicians. The Medical Technologist is expected to use independent judgment to give the physician information to diagnose and treat illness. In addition, the MT is expected to consult with the physician about test results as needed. ResponsibilitiesPerform high complexity tests as appropriate for testing department and shift.

Follow the Laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient results.

Document all corrective actions taken when the test process deviates from the Laboratory’s established performance specifications. Does not report patient results until all corrective action has been taken and test is performing as expected.

Perform proficiency testing samples and maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency-testing samples are tested in same manner as patient samples.

Adhere to Laboratory’s quality control policies; document all control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed. Perform all quality control as outlined in the procedural manuals. Notify the Technical Specialist, Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Supervisor or Pathologist of out-of-control situations if problem cannot be resolved.

Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; either correct the problem or notify the Technical Specialist or Laboratory Manager if the problem cannot be resolved.

Assist in orientation, instruction and evaluation of students and new employees to the department.

Prepare various reagents and supplies according to precise formulas as needed.

Utilize the LIS in patient accessioning and resulting; monitor incomplete and collection lists.

Operate, maintain and troubleshoot Laboratory equipment and instruments, as specified.

QualificationsMinimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority. Minimum Experience: Six (6) months experience is desired, but not required. Licensure Requirement: Current Tennessee State License as a Medical Technologist. Certification by ASCP or NCA is preferred. Physical Requirement:Must successfully pass color blindness test. Apply/ShareJob Title Medical Technologist ID 3646088 Facility Morristown-Hamblen Health System Department Name GENERAL LABORATORY

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