Med Technologist 1

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System | Richmond, VA

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Posted Date 7/02/2020
Description
  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Medical Technologist I (MT I) provides accurate and timely testing and results to requesting physicians and other Health care professionals for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MT I should consistently utilize excellent customer service skills to both internal and external customers at all times. A positive and professional interpersonal style with a strong commitment to the team effort is mandatory.
      • *MT I must advance to MT II within 24 months of employment. Requirements for MT II must be met to advance and maintain employment.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Certified as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP categorical certification within 24 months of employment
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Certified MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or equivalent, or ASCP categorical certification within 24 months of employment
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • MT I: new graduate to less than one (1) year of clinical experience as a Medical Technologist
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program or a Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Chemistry* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program
      • *Unless grandfathered under previous requirements or Ph.D. or foreign trained MD
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Master’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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