Job Description

 

Chemistry Medical Technologist

Centers Lab is currently searching for a Chemistry Medical Technologist for our Laboratory in Cedar Knolls, NJ. 

Must be able to work from 2 PM - 10:30 PM

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect blood by venipuncture or finger stick from patients as assigned.
  • Maintain permanent records of tests, standards, controls, results, dates and patient’s name, for reference and quality control or method comparison/validation purposes. Document anything unusual in these categories.
  • Process patient testing after successful quality control run.
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as specified in section procedure manuals.
  • Document instrument function checks, problems, and solutions.
  • Follow established procedures to perform routine and special testing.
  • Check that an adequate supply of materials is available at all times. Notify the laboratory manager and supervisor or lead technologist when supply run low.
  • Check instruments for proper functioning and calibration.
  • Promote good public relations through productive, courteous and professional interaction with colleagues, patients, physicians, nurses.
  • Report pertinent information to laboratory leadership.
  • Inform the laboratory leadership of any unusual or unexpected results after repeating the analysis to confirm their validity.
  • Rerun and validate all panic/critical values for accuracy.
  • Investigate any results that failed Delta Check. Review patient history before releasing results.
  • Perform routine testing as required.
  • Document remedial actions when necessary.
  • Maintain a neat, organize and efficient work area, by disinfect and decontaminate the work bench before and after work.
  • Perform Parallel Testing of new lots.
  • Perform Instrument Correlations every six months.
  • Perform Carryover Study to ensure all instrument pipettes are functioning correctly no carryover.
  • Participate in Proficiency Testing.
  • Check pending and make sure all specimen are accounted form.
  • Check pending in the morning before start working.
  • Inform supervisor or lead technologist for any pending test or unresolved issues in the laboratory.
  • Follow laboratory schedule and adhere to lunch and break time policy.
  • Participate in laboratory improvement projects as required.
  • Use standard PPE’s as required while working with blood and body fluids.
  • Run controls and calibration as scheduled.
  • Follow established procedures to perform routine and special testing.
  • Assist laboratory leadership during inspection.
  • Assist laboratory supervisor in validation of new lot of quality controls and reagents.
  • Ability to make decisions when supervisor is not present.

Position Requirement:

  • Bachelor in Science required
  • Working knowledge of PC applications required.
  • Previous related experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, preferred.
  • NYS Clinical Lab Technologist License required.
  • Ability to multi-task and able to work under pressure, required.
  • Work in an area of high noise level
  • Ability to run and troubleshoot instruments
  • Must attend training and in-service
  • Able to perform as assigned.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to train new hire.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and perform repetitive motion (keyboard)
  • Proficient visual and audio skills
  • May include lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects 

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