MLT, Medical Lab Technician - Clinic
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Performs clinical testing in assigned section/s such as general
laboratory, Blood Bank and Microbiology sections, with all duties
necessary for accurate and timely results including quality
control, performance improvement, proficiency testing, and
preventative maintenance of equipment. Recognizes abnormal critical
values and follows proper guidelines for notifying medical team
members of results. Performs clerical, general, and phlebotomy
duties related to daily operations in the laboratory.
Provides/dispenses blood products as requested by medical
Ensures that the company philosophy and core values are evident in
the service delivered to customers.Specimen
Collection/Handling/Processing- obtains blood specimens via
venipuncture and/or fingerstick, accurately identifies and labels
appropriately; answers pneumatic tube system; follows procedures
for processing and testing specimens, including operating various
centrifuges; obtains other designated patient specimens as listed
in procedure manuals.
Result Reporting - recognizes errors or improbable results and
takes appropriate action; reports critical values per Policy and
Procedure; performs tests within established timeframe; performs
laboratory testing, if designated, in the following sections:
Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Chemistry, Special Chemistry,
ER Stat Lab, and Microbiology; performs blood bank procedures,
including cross-matching, ab id's, and dispensing of blood
products; operates laboratory automated analyzers according to
Performs, analyzes, and records QC according to Policy & Procedure
following CLIA, CAP, AABB, and JCAHO guidelines; performs and
records Performance Improvement indicators and reports results.
Performs established daily and periodic preventative maintenance
with documentation; troubleshoots minor problems and initiates
service calls as needed; orders (or notifies assigned associate)
and restocks supplies/reagents; reviews policy & procedure manual;
dates reagents and discards expired reagents.
Takes responsibility for seeking and achieving professional growth
and continued education.
Assists in training new associates and students in Laboratory
practices.Follows CAP, AABB, Compliance, CLIA, JCAHO, and OSHA
Follows established protocols for safety, infection control,
security, compliance, and the use of hazardous materials.
Utilizes LIS and HIS computer systems appropriately to perform,
charge, and report laboratory results.
Completes annual competency assessment successfully and by assigned
Graduate from an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology program.
MLT (ASCP)/(AMT), CLT (NCA) or eligible.
Diploma or transcript and designated certification/license or
eligibility are required at the time of hire.
Licensure as required by State.
Registered as MLT(ASCP) or MLT(ASCP) or CLT(AMT) or equivalent is
required within 60 days of Hire.
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