The Medical Laboratory Technician performs laboratory procedures in a timely and accurate manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. This position performs functional duties in the Pre-Analytic, Analytic, and Post-Analytic phases in the Laboratory Path of work flow. May be required to share responsibility to delegate work assignments for self and coworkers in the absence of a supervisor or lead. Must comply with the CLIA standards, listed as responsibilities under 42CFR493.1495 for high complexity testing and 42CFR493.1425 for moderate complexity testing personnel as follows:
Associate's degree and successful completion of a Medical Technology program which is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), or Associate's degree in a laboratory related science such as Biology or Chemistry and equivalent training, education, and experience (such as military training)
ASCP is preferred.
One year of full-time clinical laboratory experience preferred with Associate's degree and completion of a Medical Technology program. One year of full-time clinical laboratory experience required for laboratory science Associate's Degree such as Biology or Chemistry.