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Medical Laboratory Technician | DAY SHIFT

Newport News, Virginia
Job Type
18 Mar 2023

Shift: 8 hours between 7am - 6pm, Monday - Friday - NO Weekends, NO Holidays!


-Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results

-Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house

-Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens

-Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens

-Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment

-Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated

-Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance

-Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators and reagents

-Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year

-Prepares peripheral blood smear and performs complete WBC differential

-Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment -Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance

-Processes specimens for send-out testing

-Follows the laboratory's policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory s established acceptable levels of performance

-Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor

-Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory s established performance specifications

-Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists

-Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up

-Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing

-Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed

-Restocks the laboratory area as needed

-Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting

-Charts patient results in a timely manner as needed

Experience, Education and Training Minimum:

. Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program that typically results in the acquisition of an associate degree.

. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the Board of Registry of American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) required.

Experience Level:

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  • Job Reference: 949871162-2
  • Date Posted: 18 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Actalent
  • Location: Newport News, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent