The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) assures that care is delivered to all patients within established legal, ethical, laboratory and hospital guidelines. They will be responsible for have excellent communication skills and exhibit professional behavior at all times. Institute appropriate interventions according to department policy and procedure, facilitate patient flow and communicate relevant information to the appropriate health care providers, the patient and the family. Facilitate use of the appropriate resources for support. Perform all laboratory procedure with accuracy, competently with assurance that they have provided for support documentation of the appropriate education and experience and have received the appropriate training for the type and complexity of testing performed. [Clia] §493.1423 Standard; Testing personnel qualifications. Employee performs within the report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, or upward through the chain of command, the Compliance Officer of District hotline.
- An Associate’s degree in a Chemical, Biological, Physical science or in medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent with registration/eligible as a Medical Tec/ or equivalent; with current registration through one of the licensed agencies is preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of experience, education and with the eligibility for high complexity testing.[CLIA]§493.1423
- Be a high school graduate or equivalent and have successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupation specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician).
Medical Technician (MLT) Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent is preferred.