Performs and reports various analyses of multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Works under the direct supervision of a Medical Technologist and/or the appropriate Technical Specialist(s) and under the administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor or Lab Operations Director.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree in medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution required.
Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
Up to three months on the job to reach acceptable level of performance required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Possible exposure to infection from disease bearing specimens. Exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens. Must comply with applicable safety procedures. Physical demands: Standing: remaining on one's feet in an upright position. Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, or otherwise working with hands. Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers. Vision requirements: Able to pass standardized color vision test. Protective Equipment (as required by procedure performed): Eye protection, face protection, lab coat, non-sterile medical gloves.
Internal Number: 55681
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