Medical Technologist- Core Lab- Part Time

Wake Forest Baptist Health Winston Salem, NC
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs and provides results of medical laboratory analyses of body fluids and tissue used by physicians for disease diagnosis of patients and determination and/or evaluation of treatments for illness. Prepares blood component/products for infusion...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Jobs/Medical-Technologist--Core-Lab--Part-Time-28929.htmJob Description

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs and provides results of medical laboratory analyses of body fluids and tissue used by physicians for disease diagnosis of patients and determination and/or evaluation of treatments for illness. Prepares blood component/products for infusion to patients.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) Medical Technologist program, five years' clinical lab experience, or two years' clinical lab experience with Medical Lab Tech (MLT) certification. Previous experience as Medical Technologist preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs and provides accurate laboratory test results on human patients.

2. Prepares and issues blood components for patient transfusions.

3. Assists in the collection and transport of patient samples from the clinics to laboratory sections.

4. Handles hazardous materials in accordance with regulations to ensure safe working environment.

5. Requisitions and maintains inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment as needed for laboratory operations.

6. Supervises, trains, and reviews the work of students and lower level technicians engaged in clinical laboratory work.

7. Operates complex specialized laboratory instruments; instructs other personnel in the use and operations of these instruments.

8. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

* Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff when discussing procedures

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* Frequent exposure to infections, contagious diseases, and the risk of bloodborne diseases

* Exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids, wastes, odorous chemicals and specimens

* Subject to electrical, radiant energy and radiation hazards

* Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical/power equipment

* Exposure to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

* Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment

* Subject to long irregular hours.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-2424. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.