Medical Technologist

Location
Birmingham, Alabama (US)
Salary
$22.83- $35.81
Posted
30 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Ref
T62481
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

To perform, check accuracy and report results of routine and complex laboratory procedures on body tissues, fluids and other substances when received. To assist supervisor and/or team lead with evaluating new instruments and/or methods, reagent preparation, quality control information, troubleshooting, and equipment maintenance. To assist team lead with apheresis procedures, bone marrows, coordinating educational sessions, computer operations, and/or quality control/improvement activities within a section as needed.

Salary Range: $22.83- $35.81

Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory or a related field and the completion of a twelve (12) month internship in a Medical Technology program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Certification or eligible for certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or as a Medical Technologist (MT) with the American Medical Technologists (AMT) required. Certification from ASCP or AMT must be obtained within thirteen (13) months from the date of hire. Additional credentials may be recognized for the Blood Bank, Molecular and Microbiology departments. Depending on the unit/department or if the position works directly with patients, Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required or required to be obtained within 30 days of employment.

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