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MT / MLS Medical Technologist, Chemistry (Flexible)

Queens, NY · Job ID: 9715 · · Industry: Staff Laboratory

When you think of Queens, there's always a few things that come to mind: Museum of Modern Art, the views from Gantry Plaza State Park, seeing the Mets hit a home-run, or new career opportunities.  Does the prospect of seeing the Unisphere every morning on your commute to your new, snazzy Clinical Chemistry position sound appealing? If so, keep reading….I know you want to!

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a well-established hospital lab that is part of a larger hospital system that is looking for Clinical Chemistry Tech to join their team in Queens!  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by joining a hospital network that has an excellent work environment with unparalleled benefits.

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

-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 the 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. 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/manual records.  Records and reports abnormal findings ("critical values") to supervisor(s) and respective providers and clinical units.

-Receive, label and process patient specimens, entering requisite information into section computerized system in accordance with set procedures.  Completes all documentation and logs all information in accordance with set procedures.  Collects specimens by venipuncture or other means as required.

-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.

Basic Preferred Profile: 

-BS in Medical Technology, Laboratory Science, or related.
-NYS Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist Required.
-1+ years of Clinical Chemistry Experience Required. 
-Must be flexible since scheduled work days will vary each week.

Salary and Benefits: 

-Competitive Salary (Depending on Experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-Generous Retirement Savings
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Unfortunately, no relocation assistance is provided.

If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 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. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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