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MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN II

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 9/17/2019
Job Reference #: 1362828

Job Description

Auto req ID
112302BR

Duke Entity
DUHS CLINICAL LABS

Job Code
4591 MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN II

Job Description
Occ Summary
Coordinate and participate in a variety of complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Work Performed
  • Perform routine tests in clinical laboratories for use in the treatment Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. software. and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytical tests.
  • Prepare sterile media in plates, jars or test tubes for use in growing bacterial cultures; incubate culture for specific times at prescribed temperatures.
  • Understand and comply with laboratory Quality Control and Quality Assurance policies and procedures for instrumentation and testing.
  • Prepare solutions, reagents and stains, following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • Maintain detailed records of tests performed and report laboratory test results to appropriate personnel; recognize Quality Control shifts and trends and take appropriate action whenever necessary.
  • Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on test equipment, clean and sterilize laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments, maintain laboratory supply of chemicals and glassware; perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Collect blood specimens from patients using venipuncture, or heel or finger stick; carry out Point-of-Care Testing waived tests and urinalysis without microscope
  • Utilize various hospital and laboratory information systems and Interact in a professional and courteous manner with doctors, nurses, and other personnel to provide technical guidance and address concerns.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience involving patient contact, customer service in a medical employees. setting, strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Working knowledge of laboratory and hospital computer systems is helpful.
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.
  • Ability to demonstrate required dexterity, knowledge, and ability to complete assigned laboratory tasks and skills, attention to detail and compliance with all appropriate regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other


Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401583116

Position Title
MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN II

Shift
Third/Night

Job Family Level
D2

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
DUHS CENTRAL AUTOMATED LAB

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

AA, AS or AD Degree, BS Degree.

Experience

MLT with >= 4 years of experience.Non-Cert Medical technologist (meeting CLIA requirements).

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by a nationallyrecognized board/agency (required).