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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Rockford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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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