McLaren Health Care Medical Technologist in Lapeer, Michigan
Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses following established accreditation guidelines and quality control standards.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, spinal fluids, and gastric juices.
Analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures.
Prepares blood, plasma, and platelets for transfusions by conducting blood group, type, and compatibility tests.
Ensures operation of analyzers, spectrophotometers, colorimeters, flame photometers, and other laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Provides medical technology information by answering questions and requests.
Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Works in compliance with all established QA/QI standards.
Maintains safe and clean working environment and protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardous waste and other policies and protocols.
Recognizes problems, identifies the cause and implements solutions where appropriate.
Performs other related duties as required and directed.
Baccalaureate degree in medical technology or related fields from an accredited institution.
Completion of internship program from an approved school of medical technology or school of clinical laboratory science.
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) MT certification or eligible to take MT certification exam and must be certified within one year of hire or transfer.
Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center
Employee Status Regular
Shift Night Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 20007069