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MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Department Name GENERAL CHEMISTRY Job Description POSITION SUMMARYNonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime) To perform a variety of lab tests, procedures and analyses for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
To report results according to laboratory protocol and procedures.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSWork experience may substitute for minimum education requirement.
Must be certified or eligible for certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB).
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSPerforms phlebotomy procedures as appropriate for the patient requiring the procedure.
Procedures include venipuncture, finger sticks, heel sticks and bleeding times.
Analyzes and tests specimens received in the laboratory and evaluates the specimens for acceptability.
Cleans assigned areas, restocks supplies and notifies supervisors of any problems or shortages of supply.
Follows established procedures for laboratory quality control and reports discrepancies to the appropriate supervisor.
Performs periodical maintenance on instruments and equipment.
Performs calibration of equipment as required.
Assists with orientation of laboratory procedures for student and new laboratory employees.
Other Requirements CONTACTSSchool:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years Neonate:
Birth - 1 year Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years Adult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Toddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 yearsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTCarry/Lift Carry/Lift 10-25 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Kneel Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Sit Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Crouch/Stoop Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Reach Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Stand Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Push/Pull Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Walk Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Bend Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Climb Occasionally, up to 20% of the timeSUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo supervisory responsibility.
No fiscal responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSMust be certified or eligible for certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT) or American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB).
If eligible for certification, must be certified within one (1) year of hire.
If certified, must maintain current certification.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESProcess improvement and quality skills Knowledge and experience in healthcare Interpersonal skills Written and verbal communication skillsPosition Status Regular Shift Nights Hours of Work 8pm to 0630am Full-Time/Part-Time 7 on / 7 off Hours Per Week 35 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 1730BR Removal Date 24-Mar-2015

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