Med Technologist Sr

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System | Richmond, VA

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Posted Date 7/31/2020
Description
  • JOB SUMMARY

    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Medical Technologist Senior (MT Sr.) will perform the duties of a technical specialist in the Laboratory. Technically, the MT Sr. will be responsible for clinical testing and results reporting in all areas where training and verification of competency are attained. Assists the supervisor in the coordination of quality control procedures, trouble shooting, maintenance of procedure manuals, training and documentation, method evaluations and inventory control in his/her primary areas of responsibility. Consistently demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. The MT Sr. should demonstrate a strong and energetic commitment to the laboratory’s mission of efficiency and quality and act as a positive role model for peers and other coworkers.

    • 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 Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification.

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification.

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist. Depending on the laboratory assignment, work experience requirement may be specific to a particular specialty areas such as Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, etc.

    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program OR a Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science with 8 or more years of on the job training in a hospital health care environment in a specific lab discipline performing high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (categorical or generalist certification required).

        *unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements or Ph.D. or foreign trained MD

    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Masters Degree in Clinical Lab Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program

Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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