Actalent Medical Technologist Generalist in Pennington, New Jersey
work in core laboratory
primarily support hematology including manual diffs, coagulation, chemistry, urinalysis.
Instruments include STA Compact, Sysmex with WAM and cello vision, Iris, Cepheid, Ortho Vitros 7600, Stago XN, urinalysis instruments, ortho vision
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care when performing phlebotomy or other direct patient services.
Prepares samples of blood and body fluids for analysis, taking measures to ensure the appropriateness of sample and identity of the patient.
Reports clinical data accurately and efficiently so that care givers receive timely patient information.
Performs varied or specialized bacteriological, serological, hematological, chemical and/or related testing.
Prepares efficiently specimens for analysis, performs testing procedures and documents to produce accurate and reliable test results.
Performs routine procedures requiring subjective analysis and consults with the technical supervisors and pathologists regarding atypical results.
Performs statistical analysis relevant to analytical methodologies in use accurately. Records workload statistics accurately.
Performs procedures and minor repairs relevant to the routine operation and maintenance of analytical equipment in their assigned sections.
Meets established TATs during routine and heavy workflow; using good judgment prioritizes tasks at hand.
Uses knowledge of quality control methods in determining acceptability of results. Takes corrective action to identify causes and to correct problems.
Instructs student technicians and staff members as required. Counsels, advises, instructs, and provides technical guidance to staff members and/or students as required.
Performs procedures accurately and completely following established infection control practices and adhering to established standards and practices for quality assurance.
Performs all testing within their assigned section using computer linked automated electronic equipment and/or manual methodologies.
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
BS in medical laboratory sciences is preferred (CLS or MLS) for TECHNOLOGIST or Associate's degree in science related field for TECHNICIAN
Completion of National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences is preferred (NAACLS)
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