-Under general supervision, performs and/or assists in performing all assigned qualitative and quantitative chemical tests on patient blood and body fluids (inclusive of, but not limited to, chemical, endocrinological, toxicological, immunological and other analytes as required) in accordance with established section policies and procedures to provide diagnostic data for medical evaluation. Sorts, spins and separates specimens for analysis.. Completes all required documentation and performs all required quality assurance/CQI procedures. Logs, enters, verifies and validates all requisite data in computerized clinical system or on manual records. Records and reports abnormal findings ("critical values") to supervisor(s) and respective clinical providers and units.
-Under general supervision, performs and/or assists in performing all assigned qualitative and quantitative routine and special hematological analyses of patient specimens potentially inclusive of, but not limited to, red/white cell counts, differential smear counts, hemoglobin determinations ; sedimentation rates; cell fragility tests; quantitation of clotting factors/coagulation testing) and cellular urinary sediment analysis in accordance with established section policies and procedures to provide diagnostic data for medical evaluation.
-Receive, label and process patient specimens, entering requisite information into section computerized system in accordance with set procedures.
-Performs ongoing daily quality assurance/CQI functions in accordance with established policies and procedures to ensure safety, environmental and infection control and compliance with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies. Participates in periodic linearity, stability and correlation studies, etc. as required. Prepares reagents and solutions following procedural guidelines.
-Provides support functions maintaining work area quality; maintains files and statistics. May answer telephones for area and record messages. Maintains clean work station and equipment and maintains stock of clinical supplies.
-Troubleshoots routine equipment problems or seeks technical assistance, keeping supervisor(s) informed.
-Provides guidance and "lead" function for other technical and support staff in lower titles. May assist with training and orientation of residents and students. Must maintain at least 12 credits of in-service training/continuing education to maintain knowledge in discipline and as required by New York State CLEP.
-Performs related duties as assigned or required as professional technologist.
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At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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