The Medical Technologist (MT) is a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the Medical Clinic, including primary care, gynecology and specialty care. The MT performs a variety of clinical diagnostic tests with emphasis on recognizing and resolving problems and applying interpretive judgement. The MT is responsible for employing practice standards and supporting quality improvement efforts. The MT should have a deep appreciation for the collaborative care model and advancing the divisional priorities of quality, access and inclusion, and mattering and belonging.
30% Calibrate and operate equipment and conduct performance checks with appropriate documentation. Establish and monitor quality improvement programs to ensure data accuracy and reliability. Identity and investigate problems with testing, instruments and results, documenting appropriately. Serve as a technical consultant.
25% Interpret, verify and report test results, utilizing the lab information system and the clinic management system/electronic health record. Consult with the laboratory team if testing and reporting concerns arise. Notify medical providers of critical values according to procedure. Perform inventory management, quality monitoring, data analysis, peer competency and prepare reports for quality assessment.
20% Perform venipunctures and specimen collection. Follow appropriate safety protocols. Label and prepare specimens for analysis, storage and transport to reference laboratories. Prepare lab requests for specimen collection and processing. Maintain working knowledge of all lab tests and associated fees and inform patients accordingly. Collect immunization forms and assist students with related questions.
20% Assist with data entry and distribution of laboratory, insurance and billing information, correspondence and medical reports, maintaining strict patient confidentiality and compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Complete required trainings as assigned by the university and the Student Health Center. Support quality improvement and accreditation efforts.
5% Performs other duties as assigned.
A baccalaureate degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science plus one year of professional level experience as a medical technologist. OR A baccalaureate degree with sixteen semester hours in the biological sciences which includes three semester hours in microbiology, sixteen semester hours in chemistry which includes three semester hours in organic or biochemistry, three semester hours in mathematics; and one year of clinical training in a clinical laboratory, plus one year of professional level experience as a medical technologist. NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a current Clinical Laboratory Scientist--Generalist or Specialist license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as required by law based upon the duties of the position.
Two years experience in an ambulatory health care setting.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule; commitment to practice that supports a collaborative care model.
Due to the nature of the position and/or position responsibilities, this position shall be subject to drug/alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67.
In accordance with University Policy Statement 18, this position is considered essential and may be required to report or stay on campus in the event of an emergency or closure.
May be required to work occasional nights and weekends.
As with all LSU employees, due to this position title and/or responsibilities, this position has an obligation to assist students in the acquisition of necessary services. Should a student appear in need of or seek assistance with issues of an emotional, behavioral, or mental health related matter they should be referred to the proper service within the Student Health Center. In situations where the student creates an impression that they are a danger to themselves or others, the advisor should immediately contact the Care Team, the Dean of Students or the appropriate law enforcement agency. The employee outside of those rights contained within FERPA should create no impression of client or patient confidentiality.
Please provide three references, official transcripts, and a copy of license to practice.
November 10, 2022
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
November 24, 2022
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
Essential Position (Y/N): Y
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