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Medical Technologist

Company: Coda Staffing
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSpecial project: Contract position in Laboratory for special veterinary project. The project requires following a specific protocol for urine sediment and urine chemistry study. The position may require participation in enterprise initiatives, other special projects, and duties as assigned ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Operate clinical laboratory diagnostic analyzersPrepare blood smears and urine sediment slidesPerform cell countsIdentify and classify a variety of cellular elements in body fluids such as blood cells, bacteria, and crystalsPerform all required quality control per QA guidelines including all instrument maintenance and temperature charts.Collect dataMaintain organization of storage refrigerator.Library all samples.Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures.Perform quality control and calibration procedures as requiredApplies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks.Reads, understands and follows applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) or protocols, including safety and quality procedures.Maintains clean and organized work area. Restocks supplies as needed.Participates in improving lab efficiency, quality, and cooperation.Consult with senior peers on Hematology and Urine tasks to learn through experience.May be asked to participate in enterprise initiatives, special projects, and other duties as assigned.We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards. Antech Diagnostics has several processes in place to communicate with leadership and expects that employees will have a commitment to integrity and uncompromising values. EDUCTION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelors degree or equivalentMedical Technologist Certification by ASCP or state licensure , preferredMinimum of 2 years clinical or research laboratory experience in Hematology and UrinalysisVeterinary experience a plus REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Laboratory skills, with experience setting up, running and operating lab instruments requiredProficiency in performing a blood cell differential and urines sediment through manual microscopy.Proficiency in utilizing a hemacytometer (counting chamber)Knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology and procedures and equipmentAttention to detailOrganized with ability to multi-task in a fast paced environmentAbility to work independently and as part of a teamCommunication skills, both verbal and writtenPositive, can-do attitudeKnowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as appropriatePersonal computer skills, including strong typing ability and proficient use of Microsoft Officefor data entry PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Extensive standing, phone, and computer useCapable of standing continuously for up to 2 hoursExtend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingersOccasionally required to bend, kneel, stoop, or crouchMay be required to lift, move, and carry up to 20 lbs.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Hearing ability to effectively communicate via the telephone and in personAbility to communicate verbally on the phone and in personFluency in the English languageExtended hours may be needed WORK ENVIRONMENT:Laboratory environment with potential biohazards presentNormally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments.Work under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment.Potential for exposure to agents known to cause zoonotic disease in humans and use of potentially hazardous chemicals as defined by the National Hazard Communication Standards. A complete list of such chemicals is available from department supervision.

Keywords: Coda Staffing, Hempstead , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Hempstead, New York

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