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Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA, United States

Phone: 866-289-5374
Web Site: www.VCUHS.jobs

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Med Technologist Sr


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Job ID:

237305

Location:

VA, United States 
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126

Posted:

11.08.2018
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Job Description:

VCU Health System's Molecular Diagnostic Lab is seeking a full time Medical Technologist Senior. The Medical Technologist Senior (MT Sr.) will perform the duties of a technical specialist in the Laboratory. Technically, the MT Sr. will be responsible for clinical testing and results reporting in all areas where training and verification of competency are attained. Assists the supervisor in the coordination of quality control procedures, trouble shooting, maintenance of procedure manuals, training and documentation, method evaluations and inventory control in his/her primary areas of responsibility. Consistently demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. The MT Sr. should demonstrate a strong and energetic commitment to the laboratory's mission of efficiency and quality and act as a positive role model for peers and other coworkers.

Responsibilities

Performance, evaluation and reporting of procedures outlined in the manual of standard operating procedures.

Notification of panic values to ordering physicians.

Customer service oriented communications.

Resolution of problems in testing and quality control.

Maintenance of SOPs.

The MT Sr. will assume the responsibilities of supervisor in his/her absence (weekends, holidays, etc.).

Rotating weekends.

Availability for emergency coverage or on-call on evening and night shifts.

Qualifications

Required

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program* or a Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Chemistry* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program
Current MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) or equivalent categorical certification within 18 months of hire into position
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist. Depending on the laboratory assignment, work experience requirement may be specific to a particular specialty areas such as Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, etc.

*Unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements, or Ph.D., or foreign trained MD

**Certification required within 18 months of promotion or hire into position

Preferred

Master's Degree in Clinical Lab Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program

ASCP Specialty Certification



Company Info


Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA, United States
Phone: 866-289-5374
Web Site: www.VCUHS.jobs

Med Technologist Sr

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Job ID:

237305

Location:

VA, United States 
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Job Views:

126

Posted:

11.08.2018
col-wide   

Job Description:

VCU Health System's Molecular Diagnostic Lab is seeking a full time Medical Technologist Senior. The Medical Technologist Senior (MT Sr.) will perform the duties of a technical specialist in the Laboratory. Technically, the MT Sr. will be responsible for clinical testing and results reporting in all areas where training and verification of competency are attained. Assists the supervisor in the coordination of quality control procedures, trouble shooting, maintenance of procedure manuals, training and documentation, method evaluations and inventory control in his/her primary areas of responsibility. Consistently demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. The MT Sr. should demonstrate a strong and energetic commitment to the laboratory's mission of efficiency and quality and act as a positive role model for peers and other coworkers.

Responsibilities

Performance, evaluation and reporting of procedures outlined in the manual of standard operating procedures.

Notification of panic values to ordering physicians.

Customer service oriented communications.

Resolution of problems in testing and quality control.

Maintenance of SOPs.

The MT Sr. will assume the responsibilities of supervisor in his/her absence (weekends, holidays, etc.).

Rotating weekends.

Availability for emergency coverage or on-call on evening and night shifts.

Qualifications

Required

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program* or a Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Chemistry* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program
Current MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) or equivalent categorical certification within 18 months of hire into position
Minimum of three (3) years of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist. Depending on the laboratory assignment, work experience requirement may be specific to a particular specialty areas such as Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, etc.

*Unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements, or Ph.D., or foreign trained MD

**Certification required within 18 months of promotion or hire into position

Preferred

Master's Degree in Clinical Lab Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program

ASCP Specialty Certification