Medical Laboratory Technologist
Company: Sigma Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description222880 - Medical Laboratory Technologist -
Rockford, IL - 13 Weeks Contract Sigma Healthcare team is currently
looking for MT/MLT to work onsite at contracted facilities.EMR
Used: EPICShift Information: 2:30P - 11:00P ; Weekend and Holiday
RotationEssential Duties and Responsibilities Collects patient
specimens as needed. Utilize the Information System to receive
patients, order and collect samples, result tests, answer questions
from nurses and physicians, document quality control activities and
produce reports required to perform job tasks. Confirms accuracy of
patient sample identification prior to performing analysis;
evaluates specimen quality and identifies when unacceptable.
Documents information concerning quality of specimen, impact of
sub-optimal specimens on test values. Initiates recollection
procedure as indicated. Perform waived, moderate and high
complexity lab tests as defined by CLIA in the lab specialties of
hematology, urinalysis, chemistry and blood bank or microbiology by
automated and manual methods according to defined policies and
procedures. Analyze test results prior to release of information to
chart for validity and accuracy. Recognizes subtle yet significant
problems which occur with testing methodologies. Troubleshoots
suspect test results using technical knowledge and experience.
Implements corrective action when inaccurate, inappropriate
findings/results/reports are identified. Performs high complexity
tests such as bone marrow, sperm morphology, etc. Assure that
designated turnaround times for results are met and that critical
results are appropriately reported and documented. Perform quality
control and proficiency testing procedures as defined by policy.
Interpret and troubleshoot quality control results to ensure
accurate and precise test results. Perform preventative
maintenance, advanced troubleshooting and calibration of laboratory
instrumentation. Participate in method and instrument evaluation
and implementation Investigates/resolves technical issues.
Participates on interdepartmental committees or teams. Participates
in teaching students and training new partners. Completes and signs
off on competency checklists for techs. Develops updates and
procedures as requested. Serves as a resource to inexperienced
partners. Performs additional tasks such as scheduling,
antibiograms, etc. Maintain competency in current procedures and
gain competency for new methods implemented Education and
Experience: Must be qualified to perform high complexity testing
according to CLIA 493.1489 Standard; Testing personnel
qualifications. Certification: MT/MLS Generalist Certification or
Specialty Certification BB, C, H or M required. MLT certification
required for all Associate degree partners.
Keywords: Sigma Inc, Rockford , Medical Laboratory Technologist, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois
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