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POST DATE 9/20/2017
END DATE 12/6/2017
Meridian Health System, Inc
Red Bank, NJ
JOB DESCRIPTIONMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST
RIVERVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
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How have you impacted someone s life today* At Meridian Health, our Medical Technologists team is focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. The Medical Technologist is responsible for providing information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analysis. Our complete spectrum of laboratory services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey s premier healthcare system.
Determining normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, spinal fluids, and gastric juices
Preparing reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
Maintaining patient confidence and protects the hospital by keeping information confidential.
Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protecting patients and employees by adhering to infection-control and hazardous waste policies and protocols; following identification procedures.
Ensuring operation of laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Conserving laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Weekend and Holiday rotation coverage required
AAS Associates in Science degree or a BS degree in Biological Sciences ( Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science) or meets CLIA88 requirement for high complexity personnel is required
Required licenses/certifications: Certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or Nat'l Clinical Lab Specialist (NCLS) certification or eligible is required
Minimum Work Experience: Generalist and blood bank experience preferred (this includes any clinical rotations) Will consider a new grad.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of FDA Regulations, Lab Environment, Clinical Lab Testing, Chemistry Techniques, Equipment maintenance, Use of Medical terminology. Organization, Attention to details, Computer, order entry, basic Microsoft office, and excellent documentation and communication skills required.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.