-Perform specimen processing and routine/complex testing on blood, urine, and other specimens which requires knowledge and understanding quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges
-Maintain appropriate documentation of all activities as required
-Demonstrate good laboratory practice
-May coordinate the activities of the lab including specimen preparation for toxicology, chemistry, molecular, and/or hematology depending on the certification
-Sample prep for urine toxicology, molecular and/or chemistry, depending on the certification
Report and maintain a record of patient test results through the laboratory information system accurately, meeting published turnaround times for routine testing. As needed enter lab orders and patient information in LIS.
-Document patient test management problems/concerns on quality documents and initiate corrective action
-Monitor quality control performance and correct any problems and or reports any problems to the appropriate department
-Assess technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions, and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem
-Train new personnel in methods, procedures, and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area
-Perform QC testing and recognize deviation from acceptable values. Follow established protocol for remedial action. Verify all assays are in control before releasing patient results
-Perform instrument maintenance and necessary calibration of instruments and ensure calibration period is adequate to cover testing
-Process send-outs to the reference lab and verify the results are received
-Ensure all COLA, CLIA, OSHA, HIPAA, and any other appropriate regulatory standards are adhered to while performing related duties
-Ensure that patient test results are not reported unless all criteria for test performance characteristics are acceptable
-Participate in continuing education and in-service programs
-Perform other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 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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