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Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Expire Date: 12/14/2021
Job Categories: Medical
The Department of Pathology has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Technologist. The Medical Technologist verifies identification of specimen with physicians’ orders, prepares specimens for testing, and handles all specimens in a safe and careful manner.
Analyzes results of testing and interprets abnormal or unusual results.
Researches and prepares all pertinent patient data and refers all data and testing results to pathologists for evaluation and sign-out.
Calibrates equipment, orders supplies and maintains inventory of relevant forms and materials. Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action while supporting laboratory co-workers in resolution of similar problems.
Administers quality-control tests, according to procedure, and maintains appropriate data recording. Assumes lead duties and acts as a resource to staff.
Orients and trains employees on laboratory techniques and operations.
Technologists will demonstrate the ability to coordinate and prioritize simultaneous series of tests with complete accuracy, i.e., when working in Chemistry and Hematology.
Technologists will appropriately prioritize all STAT work.
The laboratory personnel on all shifts are responsible to check and finalize all pending work before the end of their shift.
Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Check packing slips, verifies number of items received, documents, and gives copy to supervisor/designee.
Daily, weekly, periodic maintenance must be performed as scheduled and properly documented.
Maintains adequate inventory levels as per protocol. Rotates previous stock when it applies.
Assists in the maintenance of hardware by changing paper, labels, and/or printer ribbons when necessary.
Contact Biomedical department if equipment needs service.
Work on projects assigned by Supervisor/Manager.
Adheres to all Administration, Environmental of Care, CHP, Safety, Infection Control and Laboratory policies and procedures.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Possession of current Florida State Medical Technologist License in the areas of: Hematology, Chemistry, Immunohematology, Immunology and Microbiology.
Minimum one (1) year of relevant experience
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University’s core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.m