MLT- Med Lab Technician PRN Gainesville 10a-10:30p WEEKENDS | ASCP AMT or NCA CERT is REQUIRED
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Internal Number: R7499
Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Responsible for prioritizing testing procedures and completing those procedures in an accurate and timely manner to facilitate rapid patient recovery. Responsible for maintaining proper accurate records of all tests done in accordance with Joint Commission requirements. This position will care for patients in the adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: ASCP, NCA, or AMT. Meets the requirements of the State of Georgia.
Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Other: 1. Successful completion of a full course of study which meets all academic requirements for a bachelor's degree in medical technology from an accredited college or university; or 2. Successful completion of three years of academic study (a minimum of 135 quarter hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university and the successful completion of a course of training of at least 12 months in a school of medical technology accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education; or 3. Successful completion in an accredited college or university of a course of study which meets all academic requirements for a bachelor's degree in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences, and have at least one year of pertinent laboratory experience or training accepted by the Department; or 4. Successful completion of 135 quarter hours in an accredited college or university, including 24 quarter hours of chemistry, 24 quarter hours of biology, and 5 quarter hours of mathematics, (thirty quarter hours of the total, with a minimum of fifteen in science, must be at the third or fourth year level), and have at least two years of pertinent laboratory experience; or 5. Successful completion of a full course of study which meets all academic requirements for an associate's degree in medical technology from an accredited college or university, or successful completion of two years of academic study (a minimum of 90 quarter hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university which included at least 20 quarter hours of lecture and laboratory courses in chemical, physical, or biological sciences acceptable toward a major in science, with at least three years of pertinent laboratory experience; or graduation from high school and successful completion of a formal technician training course which is accredited by an accrediting agency accepted by the Department with at least four years of pertinent laboratory experience; or 6. Employees who possess the technologist qualifications under provisions (b)1. through 6. above and have recently moved into the state or have recently completed the academic and training/experience requirements may be temporarily classified once as technologists for eighteen (18) months to afford the persons an opportunity to successfully complete an approved qualifying examination. 7. Employees who have been continuously engaged as technologists in Georgia since July 1, 1970, are exempt from the personnel qualifications listed above. Persons who initially qualified under this provision but become inactive for two consecutive years must meet current requirements. Provided further, that individuals and laboratories so concerned must meet all other standards of performance required by this law and applicable rules and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Preferred Experience: Two (2) - three (3) years (not including internship and education).
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills
Has the ability to perform independent analysis
Good interpersonal and computer skills
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Completes routine and stat testing according to department policy and established time frame.
Performs analysis independently according to established criteria.
Lends assistance to other areas of the laboratory as needed to facilitate specimen implementation.
Performs equipment calibration and maintenance.
Maintains lab records and documentation, entering data into computer system.
Consults with Section Supervisor or pathologist on questionable lab results.
Reviews and enters daily Q.C. data in computer.
Interprets Q.C. data according to established rules and policies calling supervisors attention to any abnormal results.
Precepts MLT students as needed.
Attends at least 80% of all continuing education programs as established by the laboratory.
Regularly provides suggestions for quality improvement in the laboratory.
Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.