MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/7/2016

Yale New Haven Health New Haven, CT

Company
Yale New Haven Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
9926
AJE Ref #
576113322
Location
New Haven, CT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.



JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Core Laboratory Manager demonstrates ability to perform a wide variety of routine and some special technical procedures. Demonstrates good time management and organizational skills. Interprets data based on knowledge and experience. Evaluates, troubleshoots and solves routine problems. Participates in quality control, quality assurance, and equipment maintenance programs in the laboratory.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

RESPONSIBILITIES

* 1. Technical Competency: demonstrates technical competency in the performance of routine and complex testing, quality control, component selection and component preparation.

* 1.1 Determines acceptability of samples and enters patient information correctly into the computer system.Competency is evaluated through direct observation, and record review.

* 2. Recordkeeping, Documentation, Computer Skills: Provides for accurate documentation and reporting of results to ensure quality of patient care by demonstrating good computer and recordkeeping skills.

* 2.1 Clearly, legibly, and accurately completes any hand written record. Corrects handwriting mistakes according to standards.

* 3. Independence/Initiative: Demonstrates independent thinking and action. Demonstrates ability to evaluate, troubleshoot, and problem solve.

* 3.1 Recognizes situations that are inconsistent with policy/ procedure or quality patient care. Documents all occurrences on the Variance Report form and performs immediate corrective action as necessary. Makes recommendations for improvements that can be made as a result of the occurrence.

* 4. Professionalism: Demonstrates professionalism at all times both in attitude and in approach to all work activities. Demonstrates a commitment to personal career growth in the field of Laboratory Medicine/ Blood Banking.

* 4.1 Ensures continued expertise and knowledge by attaining a minimum of 5 continuing education points each year, as defined in the Laboratory Continuing Education SOP.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION



Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent with MT (ASCP) certification or equivalent.



EXPERIENCE



One (1) to two (2) years' experience in an accredited Clinical Laboratory.



SPECIAL SKILLS



Working knowledge of equipment, instrumentation, and materials used in a Clinical Laboratory.