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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Hospital (Queens)
Department: Q360 - Laboratory
Requisition Number: MQ21603
Perform various chemical, analytical, serological, mechanical testing to obtain data used in the diagnosis and/or treatment of diseases. Under the general supervisor, perform clinical laboratory tests, requires and exercise independent judgment can act as supervisor in the absence of the supervisory personnel.
1. Performs and reports on assigned analytical tests, including those of high complexity on biological specimens in a timely, efficient and accurate manner in compliance with documented laboratory procedures.
2. Determines acceptability of specimens by performing visual inspections or by recognizing abnormal/unusual results. Documents unacceptable specimens according to appropriate policy. Communicates specimen requirements to appropriate personnel.
3. Maintains QA policies and procedures to ensure validity of results. Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and takes appropriate action according to predetermined protocols. Performs quality control for all testing and meets established ranges before patient results are released.
4. Maintains a safe and efficient working environment by performing equipment checks, cleaning work area, and monitoring temperatures in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital policies. Recognizes and troubleshoot malfunctions of advanced technological equipment and initiates corrective action. 5. Enters test results into the Laboratory Information System for standardized report to be generated for physicians review and interpretation.
6. Informs appropriate personnel of department supply needs ensuring uninterrupted testing.
7. Attends various meetings regarding safety and quality control issues to keep informed of current lab and hospital safety policies.
8. Maintains clinical competency and current professional knowledge by reading journal articles and attending training sessions.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned to expedite the testing process and support the achievement of department goals and objective.
1.Graduate of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology.
2.Experience in Blood Bank, Chemistry and Hematology
3.American Society of Clinical Pathologists certificate as: M.T (ASCP) certificate preferred.
5.Minimum of 12 months experience
6. Knowledge of LIS preferred
7. Able to work in a heavy workload environment
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