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Medical Technologist - Intermittent - Laboratory

Company name
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Location
Anchorage, AK, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Biotech, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical

Posted on
Jan 03,2019

Valid Through
Apr 18,2019

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JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision, applies technical skills to competently provide a full range of sample test analyses and laboratory services.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Performs full range of simple-to-complex sample testing and laboratory services. Provides specialized expertise in microbiology, transfusion medicine, molecular biology and infectious disease safety. Performs patient specimen testing. Ensures sample suitability.

Evaluates, judges and interprets test results and ensures accuracy. Accepts and processes samples for on-site testing or forwards to contracted reference laboratories. Identifies and resolves inconsistencies in patient results. Maintains laboratory equipment and instruments. Ensures quality control and functionality of instruments. Prepares lab for inspection from regulatory institutions.

Provides customer service for questions directed at the laboratory. Answers questions from patient providers regarding test processes, patient results, or sample collection techniques. Trains new employees and laboratory students. Participates in continuing education programs. Monitors, maintains, orders and stocks laboratory supplies.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Required Skills

Knowledge of clinical processes and medical terminology.

Knowledge of privacy laws and regulations.

Knowledge of customer service concepts and practices.

Knowledge of protocols and practices in infectious disease control.

Skill in operating laboratory equipment.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees.

Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.

Required Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

A Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or related field. Progressively responsible work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION

Non-Supervisory- One (1) year of clinical laboratory experience. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION

Medical Technologist (ASCP) OR Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA) OR equivalent certification (as determined by a national credential certification agency).

MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires the ability to stand or walk for varied periods of time. May occasionally be exposed to hazardous working environment with hazardous chemicals and infectious disease. Must be able to lift approximately 45 pounds. ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.

Job Location

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Company info

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Website : http://anthctoday.org

Company Profile
Managed and operated by its customers, who are represented by 15 Alaska Native leaders from around the state, ANTHC is a not-for-profit health organization that provides statewide services in specialty medical care; operates the 150-bed, state-of-the-art Alaska Native Medical Center hospital; leads construction of water, sanitation and health facilities around Alaska; offers community health and research services; is at the forefront of innovative information technology; and offers professional recruiting to partners across the state.