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Flagler Hospital

Medical Technolgist - Hematology, PRN,1st shift, weekends
Job#: 185968
Positions: 1
Posted: 05/06/2013
Job Type: PRN
Location: St. Augustine, FL
Department: Lab&Pathology
Category: Clinical
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
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Job Description

Job Description:                                 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, HEMATOLOGY (I, II, III)

 

Department:                                        Laboratory

 

Responsible To:                                   Hematology Supervisor

 

Education/Experience:                       Assoc. of Arts with MLT training certification or Baccalaureate of Science in Medical Technology or BS plus Laboratory training certification.

 

License/Certification:                         Florida HRS Technologist license or eligibility for license.

 

Physical Requirement:                       Requires constant walking and standing, frequent stooping, kneeling, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing and mental/visual stain.  Occasional heavy work (exerting 50-100lbs of force up to 1/3 of the time); frequently exerting moderate force (21-50lbs of force up to 2/3 of the time); and constantly exerting force (10-20lbs of force) to move objects and patients.

 

Environmental Conditions:               Primarily works inside (99% of time) but may experience the following

hazards: Constant exposure to biological (particularly blood), chemicals, needles and other sharps. 

 

Occupational Exposure:                    Category I = Job involves tasks or procedures that have exposure to blood and potentially infectious materials during the performance of duties.

Skills/Requirements

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Accurately processes and performs testing in a safe manner on blood and other specimens for all hematology orders.
  2. Accurately enters results on blood and specimens in computer so results are available as requested.
  3. Calls panic value as indicated.  Calls/or faxes results as requested.
  4. Accurately performs and documents daily QC for all testing and makes decisions to accept values or troubleshoots the procedure before results are released.  Documents corrective action.
  5. Routinely performs and documents instrument preventative maintenance according to schedule of either daily or periodically.
  6. Assists in troubleshooting instruments or other problems when necessary.
  7. Notifies the supervisor to reorder supplies.
  8. Attends all lab meetings and pertinent in-service programs.
  9. Follows all department/Hematology policies and procedures.
  10. Performs other job related duties as assigned by Supervisor or Director.

 

The above statements reflect the responsibilities considered essential to the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements inherent in the job.

 

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