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Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Science & Biotech)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Recruited by: Jonathan Foster | VP/Recruiter | Staff Icons See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Staff Icons
  • Industry: Science & Biotech
  • Compensation: Hourly: $50-59/hr
  • Expires: Oct 13, 2020
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Job Description

Clinical Laboratory Technologist Chemistry/Virology

Position Summary


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Lab Technologist in Chemistry Department or Virology Department. Currently we are seeking personnel for full time night shiftandweekends.

In this role, the successful candidateresponsible for performing complex clinical laboratory tests on specimens for diagnostic purposes under minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities
Performs laboratory tests and procedures, which require technical skill and an exercise of independent judgment with minimal supervision, and documents results to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Applies sound technical judgment in evaluating problems and developing prompt, reasonable, workable alternatives, which benefit the patient within established guidelines of the department. Handles varying workloads while maintaining accuracy. Follows approved policies and procedures in performing specific methodologies and instrument operations and follows approved policies for proper recording (accuracy and legibility) and reporting of all results.
Calls Critical Values to physicians immediately upon their completion and records the name of person to whom the results were given as well as the time of the call. Demonstrates sufficient knowledge or expertise in dealing with scientific principles involved in the methodology performed; as well as alternative methodologies and their application to a given situation. Brings unresolved problems to the attention of a supervisor/assistant supervisor(s) and is prepared to report on the results of initial problem investigation and discuss possible causes and solutions by presenting factual and objective data.
Performs additional procedures as required to ensure the quality of the laboratory testing performed; and documents this activity. Performs and records periodic quality control analysis, instrument function checks and preventive maintenance procedures following approved policy. Correlates final patient result with known facts concerning the patient's history (previous results) to determine goodness of fit and recognized illogical results.
Follows approved guidelines in approaches to problem solving and devises appropriate courses of action when patient results, control values and instrument function parameters are inconsistent or invalid: including investigation of possible sources of variance/interference, by taking appropriate action and/or performing additional testing as necessary to assure the accuracy of the reported patient value. Maintains sufficient working supplies in order to assure the continued integrity of workstation operations. Maintains up-to-date pending logs to ensure that all specimens have been processed accordingly.
Performs and documents preventive maintenance procedures and instrument function checks. Performs preventive maintenance procedures at each workstation as required. Documents all maintenance performed, both scheduled and unscheduled. Documents all required information in the appropriate section of the instrument problem log.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited college or university. One year experience in a clinical laboratory (Completion of an internship program at a qualified institution is acceptable). License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by the State of New York based on the on the Special Provision of the Regulations of the Commissioner in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Technology Practice Act.
Required Licenses:Clinical Lab Technologist-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:
Proficient computer skills. ASCP registry preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.