Works under the general direction of the Central Laboratory Supervisor, Microbiology Supervisor, Surgical Pathology Supervisor and Central Accessioning Supervisor. Performs routine technical laboratory analyses, operates and maintains instruments according to established laboratory procedures and protocols, with a maximal degree of effectiveness to provide accurate and timely test results. Follows existing protocols in recognizing and solving test related problems. Authorized by the Laboratory Director to perform technical job duties and limited supervisory and technical oversight duties in our high complexity testing laboratory as specified Section 493.1495 (Testing Personnel Responsibilities) and Section 493.1463 (General Supervisor Responsibilities) -- CliA '88. Qualifications
EDUCATION: An Associate degree in a clinical laboratory technician program inclusive of a clinical practicum.
CERTIFICATION, liCENSURE, BONDING: CLT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification.
EXPERIENCE: May require specific experience for the section, shift or technical requirements of the position.
SPECIAL QUAliFICATIONS: A basic professional working knowledge and skills required to properly identify specimens, perform all standard laboratory procedures, perform preventive maintenance and trouble shooting, perform quality control procedures, assess and verify validity of patient test results, being aware of the factors that influence test results. Requires good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to recognize deviations in test results. Requires basic skills in use of computers.
The Clinical Laboratory Technician must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The individual must maintain the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the laboratory data needed for appropriate clinical management.
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