Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Medical lab technician duties responsibilities

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I. List of Medical lab technician duties:

1. Functions under supervision of Medical Technologist, Supervisor, or Pathologist.
2. Rotates in different bench areas of the laboratory as assigned by the Supervisor; rotations include coverage on evenings and weekends, as required.
3. Practices quality control for all laboratory procedures.
4. Performs venipunctures and capillary sticks and assists in specimen processing area.
5. Assists in the preparation of new procedures, and reagent preparation.
6. Assists with specimen computer entry and processing.
7. Maintains clean work areas.
8. Assists in orienting new staff members, and in training students and lab assistants.
9. Annually reviews test procedures and participates in periodic competency testing.
10. Attends general laboratory meetings and other continuing education sessions.

II. List of Medical lab technician qualifications

1.    Minimally an Associate's degree or equivalent is required
2.    Qualifications must be consistent with the 1988 Clinical Laboratory Improvement standard qualifications for MLT.
3.    Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry or Associates Degree in Medical Technology.
4.    Currently registered with American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent, or required to obtain registry within 90 days of employment.
5.    Phlebotomy experience is desired but not required
6.    Basic typing and computer skills

7.    Effective communication skills

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