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CRH Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician

Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Cookeville

Job Description

This position may be either a MT or MLT:

MT:

This position is responsible for performing & evaluating the validity of technical laboratory procedures in all rotated clinical areas on neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patient specimens to obtain data for use in the diagnosis & treatment of disease in accordance with CRMC & profession standards of practice; maintaining all aspects of quality assurance, control, & improvement; providing rapid & accurate reporting of results, preventative maintenance, & technical assistance; relaying & documenting all alert (critical) values appropriately; & models appropriate behavior as exemplified in the CRMC Mission and Values statement.

EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree in medical technology with the completion of an NCCLS or AMA approved medical technology training program is preferred. Licensure from the State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board as a generalist medical technologist (M.T.). Registry as a medical technologist from a national board of certification [C.A.P., M.T. (A.S.C.P.); A.M.T.; N.C.A, C.L.S.], is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year experience under a qualified director is preferred.

SKILLS: Problem resolution, continuous quality improvement, quality assurance, quality control, and proficiency testing. Data result reporting. Proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts, and techniques; in verbal, written communication, and calculations that are central to the professional discipline.

MLT:

This position is responsible for performing & evaluating the validity of technical laboratory procedures in all rotated clinical areas on neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patient specimens to obtain data for use in the diagnosis & treatment of disease in accordance with CRMC & profession standards of practice; maintaining all aspects of quality assurance, control, & improvement; providing rapid & accurate reporting of results, preventative maintenance, & technical assistance; relaying & documenting all alert (critical) values appropriately; & models appropriate behavior as exemplified in the CRMC Mission and Values statement.

EDUCATION: An associate's degree as a medical laboratory technician (M.L.T.) with the completion of an NCCLS or AMA approved M.L.T.training program is preferred. Licensure from the State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board as a generalist medical laboratory technician (M.L.T.). Registry as a M.L.T. from a national board of certification [C.A.P., M.T. (A.S.C.P.); A.M.T.; N.C.A, C.L.S.], is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year experience under a qualified director is preferred.

SKILLS: Problem resolution, continuous quality improvement, quality assurance, quality control, and proficiency testing. Data result reporting. Proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts, and techniques; in verbal, written communication, and calculations that are central to the professional discipline.

Employment Type

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