Medical Technologist II-PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    19014105
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Job Description


Description

Medical Technologist II at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Location Address: 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna, Florida 32168


Work Hours/Shift:

PRN/ Day

 You Will Be Responsible For:

 

  • Responsible for knowledge of contents of department and instrument manuals and maintenance of all required logs.
  • Demonstrates accurate and timely performance, interpretation and reporting of patient testing.
  • Revises policies / procedures when required.
  • Verifies and records department temperatures and performs corrective action for out-of-range temperatures.
  • Maintains appropriate supply of reagents, QC material and supplies.
  • Collects, handles, processes and stores specimens per requirements.
  • Evaluates specimens and recognizes interfering substances or inappropriate specimens; initiates recollection process, if indicated.
  • Performs regular maintenance of equipment.
  • Schedules calibration testing, evaluation and documentation.
  • Identifies and corrects equipment error codes or alarms; notifies appropriate person when service is needed and documents.
  • Responsible for quality control including procedure for reconstitution of QC materials, QC testing, evaluation and documentation, and corrective action for out-of-range quality controls.
  • When reporting results, correlates results of pertinent laboratory determinations to information from coworkers and to the patient’s condition.
  • Recognizes abnormal results, critical action results, sources of error, of interfering substances and initiates corrective action where indicated.
  • Verifies accuracy and transcription of final report.
  • Locates potentially hazardous chemicals in the workplace.
  • Understands major components of the hospital’s standard labeling system.
  • Recognizes chemical labeling and its meaning, and can locate and use the MSDS book or online MSDS resources.
  • Wears appropriate protective clothing for the hazard / area of work.
  • Demonstrates emergency procedures in the event of a hazardous chemical spill.
  • Shares responsibility for common lab functions (i.e., putting away supplies, answering STAT tube system, and maintaining clean break room area).
  • Participates in proficiency testing.
  • Assists new employees through orientation process.
  • Familiar with computer programs used in department, checks email messages at least daily, and ability to access hospital and department manuals online.
  • Other duties as business needs arise.

 






Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Works alone effectively.
  • Works in close proximity to others and/or in a distracting environment.
  • Works with others effectively.
  • Fluent in the English language (spoken and written).
  • Bachelor degree in Medical Technology or equivalent required.  

  • Some hospital experience preferred, but not required.

  • Current, valid Technologist license from the State of Florida.


Job Summary:

Independently perform and report clinical laboratory assays with precision and accuracy according to established policies and procedures. Develop and implement policies and procedures for new equipment and/or assays. Responsible for the development of quality control procedures outlining acceptable guidelines and monitoring. Must perform, evaluate and accurately record quality control testing on all reportable assays. Must be able to perform accurately and timely all routine scheduled maintenance and unscheduled maintenance needed to assure proper operation of medical laboratory equipment



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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