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Medical Laboratory Technician

Department: Brightpoint Laboratories
Location: South Ozone Park, NY

JOB DESCRIPTION


FUNCTIONAL ROLE:

Aids in the detection diagnosis and treatment of disease through lab Testing. Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient results. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens. Adhere to Laboratory’s quality control policies. Follow the laboratory’s policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance. Capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results. Correct the problem or notify the appropriate supervisor. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications. Performs laboratory tests pursuant to established and approved protocols requiring the exercise of independent judgment.


REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum High school Diploma. Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or physical science and/or Clinical Laboratory Technician license from NY State Department of Education preferred.

Meets and maintains core competencies.

Successful completion of the laboratory orientation program and probationary period.

Basic computer skills. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively using the English Language.

Responsible for operating Chemistry/Immunoassay/Hematology analyzer and manual test performance. Maintenance, daily QC, calibration, specimen testing, CAP PT testing and reagent inventory maintenance.

Maintenance of centrifuges, temperature charts, and bench top decontamination daily.

Responsible for ordering reagents.

Responsible for proper dating and storage of reagents.

Responsible for communicating critical values to physicians.

Individual must have ability to move in the laboratory from instrument to instrument.

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