A.O. Fox Hospital CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS IN SIDNEY, NY (2 openings) in Oneonta, New York
CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS IN SIDNEY, NY (2 openings)
Technical / Professional
A.O. Fox Hospital - Tri-Town Campus
Clinical Laboratory Technologists in Sidney, NY (2 openings) Job Summary: Responsible for the analysis of laboratory specimens and subsequent result reporting according to laboratory protocol and procedures. Essential Responsibilities: • Perform accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in the laboratory, according to established laboratory protocol and procedures. • Evaluate specimens for acceptability for proper testing. Investigate and document problems with unacceptable specimens. • Accurately perform tests as requested on specimens received. • Verify accuracy and quality of results before reporting results. • Report test results in a timely manner and according to established laboratory protocol and procedures. • Report results for stats, abnormal results, critical values, and other categories of special requests as defined by laboratory policy. • Document special handling required for test results that meet outlying (established) criteria. • Follow established procedures for laboratory QC and report discrepancies to the appropriate supervisor. • Accurately analyze and evaluate QC results obtained before accepting and reporting patient test results. • Record results obtained for quality control testing as defined in test procedure. • Appropriately notify supervisor of discrepant QC results. • Perform daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, maintenance on instruments and equipment as appropriate. Perform calibration of equipment as required. • Troubleshoot instruments, equipment, reagents, and patient specimens when problems occur. Notify the supervisor if unable to solve the problem. • Perform phlebotomy (venipunctures, fingersticks) as appropriate for the patient requiring this procedure. • Perform competency testing and participate in continuing education programs. • Assist with orientation of laboratory procedures for students and/or new laboratory employees. Requirements: • Baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology or relevant science which is accepted by the NY State Office of the Professions as eligibility for a permit to practice in NYS. • Must be NYSDOE licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist or eligible to take the exam. • Must be in generally good health. Standing, walking 70% to 80% of shift. Exposure to body fluids. Pre- employment physical exam required. • Must be able to work during the evening/night shifts. Full time position . To apply for the position mail resumes to Dorothy Johnson, 1 Norton Avenue, Oneonta, NY 13820. Refer to code AL18.