Performs and reports test results for waived, moderate, and high complexity clinical laboratory procedures as assigned and as outlined in the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Demonstrates proficiency, competency, and understanding of fundamental principles of clinical laboratory procedures and performs testing with precision and accuracy.
Assists with additional work duties or responsibilities as evident or required.
Performs clinical laboratory testing for waived, moderate, and high complexity clinical laboratory procedures as assigned and as outlined in the standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Escalates discrepancies to appropriate individual.
Operates computerized laboratory data systems/applications as assigned.
Reviews pending work using established protocol.
Operates laboratory instrumentation.
Identifies real and potential situations or detects equipment malfunctions.
Troubleshoots the problem with appropriate individual or service representative and documents appropriately.
Performs and documents maintenance and function/operational checks on instrumentation.
Communicates information including critical values to other members of the clinical team and performs required documentation.
Evaluates QC results for acceptability and notifies the appropriate individual of unresolved issues.
Monitors supply/reagent inventory and uses laboratory resources efficiently.
Documents receipt and opening of a supply.
Monitors expiration dates of all supplies and ensures adequate supplies are on hand.
Use project and sample management techniques to identify, develop and maintain planning tools (e.g., spreadsheets, MS Project) in support of lab project management.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
NOTE: The primary accountabilities above and the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below, are intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.
A minimum of an associate degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or laboratory science required.
2 years lab training or experience in moderate to high complexity testing.
Demonstration of understanding of fundamentals of clinical laboratory procedures as evidenced by successful completion of one of following certifications: MLT (ASCP) or MLT(ASCP)cm or MLT (AMT).
Demonstrated experience with molecular diagnostic methods, RT-PCR and RNA extraction platforms.
The ability and willingness to change direction and focus to meet shifting organizational and business demands
The ability to effectively manage oneself, demonstrates integrity, be productive under pressure, and achieve development goals
Position requires typing, climbing, lifting (up to 15lbs), reaching, vision (20/20), standing (10%), sitting (90%), walking, and hearing