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4225 Medical Technologist 2

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday; Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  70321

 

JOB SUMMARY

Provides quality clinical information by accurately performing laboratory tests and procedures.  Works effectively with others to meet patient and care provider needs. Actively promotes a lean work culture by performing team member duties to encourage consistent use of lean principles and processes, including continually seeking work process improvements. Recognizes necessity of taking ownership of own motivation, morale, performance, and professional development. Strives for behavior consistent with being committed to the lab’s and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission, goals, and values.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree in a chemical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution; or equivalent laboratory training and experience meeting the requirements defined in the CLIA regulation 42CFR493.1489

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist

EXPERIENCE*

  • Three (3) years’ experience in a high complexity clinical laboratory

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, chemical, biological, or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution
  • Eligible for Georgia Department of Human Resources supervisor classification

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Independent judgment and responsibility with minimum technical supervision
  • Strong organizational capabilities and good communication skills
  • Exhibits enthusiasm and willingness to work with others
  • Strives for adult-adult relationships with colleagues, subordinates, and superiors

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

1. Performs technical functions of Medical Technologist as outlined in job description and other duties as required by department.
o Follows departmental and system policies and procedures, including those pertaining to compliance and safety.
2. Performs administrative tasks to include but not limited to revision of forms, training checklists/, job aides, regulatory documents to include CAP crosswalks
3. Ensures services are delivered in a fiscally responsible manner through management of staff workflow, supply inventory,
4. Provides technical support for staff and acts as a preceptor for staff training assists in training and orientation of new employees. Designee for competencies (if qualified)
5. Performs quality control, instrument validation, maintenance review and troubleshooting task appropriate action to maintain accuracy and precision.
6. Acts as a resource tech on off shifts
7. Performs and is competent in specialty testing
8. Actively promotes a lean culture by performing duties to promote an understanding and consistent use of lean principals and processes.
o Initiates and leads  implementation of at least 3 leadership approved  lean process improvement ideas per year
o Performs duties, makes decisions, takes actions, and continually strives to improve work processes using an awareness of how work performed is valued by the customer.
 

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342 
Function:  Allied Health - Laboratory Services


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Medical, Pathology, Medical Lab, Medical Technology, Healthcare