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Job DescriptionSummaryPerforms a variety of routine and specialized medical laboratory diagnostic tests, procedures, experiments and analyses on blood and body fluid specimens for the purpose of providing laboratory data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Reports directly to technical section supervisor(s).EducationFour years of formal training or education beyond the high school level (e.g., Bachelors Degree).Certification, Registration & LicensureCertification required to obtain: MT (ASCP) or eligible. Eligible candidates must complete certification within 1 year of hireExperienceNone required.ResponsibilitiesPerforms, interprets, documents, and reports clinical laboratory diagnostic assays.Performs quality control procedures.Checks, calibrates and maintains equipment in working order, performing preventive maintenance atprescribed intervals. Insures adequate reagent supplies according to Laboratory and Section policies.Maintains a clean and orderly laboratory environment.Performs technical, procedural and administrative problem solving.Acts as technical resource to the Lab and all hospital employees, providing instruction on basic theory,technical skills and applications of test procedures. Assists the Section Supervisor in the evaluation ofnew procedures, installation of new instrumentation, and training on new or modified instrumentation orequipment. Writes technical procedures utilizing the CLSI format. Performs supervisory responsibilities indesignated laboratory section in the absence of the section supervisor, as assigned.Trains and orients Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians, including students.Maintains technical ability to work in at least two (2) of the five (5) technical areas on the day shift, andfour (4) of the technical areas on the evening and night shifts. Technical areas are defined as Blood Bank,Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology and Serology. Performs special projects and other related duties asrequired or assigned. Volunteers for additional tasks.Demonstrates compliance with corporate, departmental and job-specific requirements.