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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for
performing complex clinical laboratory tests on specimens for
diagnostic purposes under minimal supervision.
- Performs routine microbiological/immunological testing of
specimens on technologist level. Checks specimens for accuracy and
appropriate containers. Correctly subcultures to specific media for
optimal recovery of microbes. Possesses ability to identify
presence of microbes by culture, antibody or other means. Possesses
ability to perform antibiotic susceptibilities if applicable.
- Performs and documents preventive maintenance procedures and
instrument function checks. Performs preventive maintenance
procedures at each workstation as required. Documents all
maintenance performed, both scheduled and unscheduled. Documents
all required information in the appropriate section of the
instrument problem log.
- Follows approved guidelines in approaches to problem solving
and devises appropriate courses of action when patient results,
control values and instrument function parameters are inconsistent
or invalid: including investigation of possible sources of
variance/interference, by taking appropriate action and/or
performing additional testing as necessary to assure the accuracy
of the reported patient value. Maintains sufficient working
supplies in order to assure the continued integrity of workstation
operations. Maintains up-to-date pending logs to ensure that all
specimens have been processed accordingly.
- Performs additional procedures as required to ensure the
quality of the laboratory testing performed; and documents this
activity. Performs and records periodic quality control analysis,
instrument function checks and preventive maintenance procedures
following approved policy. Correlates final patient result with
known facts concerning the patients history (previous results) to
determine goodness of fit and recognized illogical results.
- Calls Critical Values to nursing unit immediately upon their
completion and records the name of person to whom the results were
given as well as the time of the call. Demonstrates sufficient
knowledge or expertise in dealing with scientific principles
involved in the methodology performed; as well as alternative
methodologies and their application to a given situation. Brings
unresolved problems to the attention of a supervisor/assistant
supervisor(s) and is prepared to report on the results of initial
problem investigation and discuss possible causes and solutions by
presenting factual and objective data.
- Performs laboratory tests and procedures, which require
technical skill and an exercise of independent judgment with
minimal supervision, and documents results to ensure compliance
with Medical Center and regulatory requirements. Applies sound
technical judgment in evaluating problems and developing prompt,
reasonable, workable alternatives, which benefit the patient within
established guidelines of the department. Handles varying workloads
while maintaining accuracy. Follows approved policies and
procedures in performing specific methodologies and instrument
operations and follows approved policies for proper recording
(accuracy and legibility) and reporting of all results.
- Able to accurately interpret & record results of testing. Can
differentiate normal & abnormal results. Reports promptly via
computer or telephone. Reviews results & consults appropriate
reference sources when needed. Consults with superiors to assist
interpretation when necessary. Performs Quality Control measures to
ensure accuracy of results.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a
program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's
Degree in the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from
an accredited college or university.
- One year in a clinical laboratory (Completion of an internship
program at a qualified institution is acceptable).
- License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by the State of
New York based on the on the Special Provision of the Regulations
of the Commissioner in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory
Technology Practice Act.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.
Required Licenses: CliniclLabTechnolgst-NYSPermit, Clinical Lab
- Proficient computer skills.
- ASCP registry preferred.
- Multitasking abilities and flexibility are a plus.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate
with all levels of the organization.
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place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of,
an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and
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orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin,
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