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Medical Technologist

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • R-0000011558
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Laboratory
  • Clinical & Research Support Services
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

Supports high quality laboratory testing in a clinical laboratory. MT I/IIs prepare specimens for testing, perform routine laboratory tests, perform specialized laboratory tests, perform quality control, troubleshoot quality control errors and maintenance procedures, recognize and evaluate computer data problems, troubleshoot laboratory instruments, perform preventative maintenance, communicate technical information to medical and lay persons, assist with training laboratory personnel in routine procedures, participate in continuing education, recognize normal and abnormal values, and model Standards of Behavior in daily interactions and activities. (MT I <1 year experience and MT II >1 year experience)


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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Cost Center

CC000486 CHS - Lab - Fast Flow (Main)

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Day (United States of America)

Job Description

Performs sample assessment, receiving, accessioning, processing, and testing to support high quality laboratory patient results, as well as supply/stock maintenance activities to support testing activities

  • Prepares specimens for testing
  • Performs positive patient identification using two identifiers
  • Evaluates specimen acceptability
  • Performs specimen receipt in electronic laboratory computer system
  • Performs correct labeling practices
  • Performs order evaluation and assessment using electronic laboratory computer system
  • Performs routine laboratory testing using both automated and non-automated methods using established procedures
  • Recognizes normal and abnormal laboratory values
  • Recognizes computer data problems
  • Communicates technical testing information to medical and lay persons using Standards of Behaviors
  • Performs appropriate specimen processing based on sample type and test
  • Creates and reviews test/specimen pending worklists
  • Proficient in electronic laboratory computer system
  • Notifies/Documents critical test results using established policies
  • Ensures assigned benches are stocked accordingly
  • Ensure new lots/shipment reagents are quality controlled in accordance with manufacturers' procedures and established laboratory protocols
  • Ensures reagents are ordered at designated par levels
  • Supports test and instrument validation activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance, and competency related activities

  • QC testing is performed correctly, completely and in a timely manner
  • QC is documented appropriately
  • QC is performed and verified prior to reporting patient results
  • Troubleshoots equipment, instruments and results effectively
  • Documents equipment problems, resolutions on equipment tracking logs/discrepancy form, and communicates to team appropriately
  • Process improvement activities are performed and documented
  • Follows all procedures and policies as written and approved
  • Performs and documents instrument maintenance per manufacturer instructions
  • Completes procedure and policy sign off by deadlines using MediaLab
  • Completes competency and competency documentation by deadlines using MediaLab

Actively participates in a setting conducive to teaching health care practitioners in Laboratory Services as assigned

  • Assists in the orientation & training of new staff, students and residents as assigned and provides timely documentation and/or feedback as appropriate
  • Ensures positive experiences (clinical as well as non-clinical) for students, residents and health care practitioners
  • Participate in continuing education
  • Models Standards of Behavior in daily interactions

Additional Job Description

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or relevant medical or scientific discipline.

Certification as a Medical Technologist by ASCP BOC or equivalent or relevant specialty lab certification

  • Primary source verification of successful completion is required and will be performed by MUHA Human Resources.

    • New employees: If not certified, certification must be obtained within the first year of employment. Starting salary will be 10% lower until certification, then full salary.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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