Medical Technologist

Hill Country Memorial Hospital   Fredericksburg, TX   Part-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 6, 2023
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  • Performs accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in the laboratory, (including proficiency testing) according to established laboratory protocol and procedures.

 

  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, maintenance on instruments and equipment as appropriate.

 

  • Performs QC, validation and calibration of equipment as required.  Maintains work area, cleans bench, restocks supplies and notifies of needing supplies.

 

  • When requested, performs duties required for relief in higher classification in Absence of direct supervisor.

 

  • Troubleshoots instruments, equipment, reagents, and patient specimen's when problems or abnormalities occur.  Notifies the director if unable to solve the problem.

 

  • Reports test results in a timely manner and according to established laboratory protocol and procedures.

 

  • Performs phlebotomy (venipunctures, fingersticks, bleeding times) as appropriate for the patient requiring this procedure.

 

  • Attends all required Safety Training programs, including completion of on-line annual Education requirement and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job‑related hazards.

 

  • Evaluates new equipment and testing methodology to support the department in improvement of quality and service.  Participates in reviewing and revising policies and procedures.

 

  • Complies with established laboratory and Hospital policies for Universal Precautions and safety procedures. When handling blood and/or body fluids,

 

  • Universal Precaution procedures will be followed in order to minimize exposure to infectious diseases. Safety policies and procedures will be followed when using chemicals.

 

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

 

  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intradepartmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.