Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by Parrish Medical Center
Under the general supervision of the Section Supervisor, independently performs, analyzes, and reports diagnostic laboratory procedures within the guidelines of the departmental policies and procedures.
As scheduled, will serve as the tech in-charge of the Laboratory on the weekend and in the absence of the section supervisor.
Key Responsibilities - Performs, analyzes, and reports laboratory tests accurately within the established time frame.
Demonstrates the ability to coordinate a simultaneous series of tests with complete accuracy.
- Performs and documents required instrument maintenance, calibration, and linearity procedures.
Troubleshoots and documents instrument problems, notifying the section chief or supervisor.
Informs all Nursing stations of anticipated delays due to extended downtime.
- Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Laboratory Procedures based on established standards.
Demonstrates competency in all procedures within the scope of practice as appropriate to the ages of the patients served; has the ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patients needs; and has a knowledge of age specific reference ranges.
The employee will demonstrate competence by performing and resulting laboratory tests using the appropriate age specific procedures for the following age groups: ______Infant ______Pediatric ______Adolescent ______Adult ______Geriatric
- Judges specimens received as to whether quality and quantity are adequate to produce reliable test results.
Verifies the proper specimen is being analyzed for the proper patient and for the indicated procedure
- Performs and documents quality control procedures.
Assures quality control acceptability before reporting patient results.
Follows the departmental guidelines for addressing unacceptable results.
Formal Education - Associate's Degree, ADN or other Two Year College equivalent required.
Major(s) required. Work Experience
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Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
- Florida State license as Medical Technologist
- ASCP certification
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Nurse Supervisor
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