Medical Laboratory Technician / Medical Technologist

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Job Description

Performs test procedures in all departments of the laboratory: blood bank, coagulation, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, special procedures, urinalysis, etc. Follows all laboratory and hospital policies and procedures related to testing, specimen collections, quality control, result verifications, reporting procedures, infection control, maintenance, lab and public safety, etc. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education
Graduate from accredited college offering a NCCLS approved Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist program, or one year of specialized training in a certified school acceptable to the Tennessee Department of Health.

Minimum Work Experience
2 years related laboratory experience preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications for position
MLT or MT by the State of Tennessee Division of Health Related Boards required
Certification byeither ASCP, AMT, or ABB required; ASCP certification is preferred.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Basic knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology.
Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Is able to multitask, handle stress appropriately, and work in a fast-paced environment.
Works well with others and consistently displays a courteous, professional attitude in all situations.

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