Mercy Medical Center Clinton Medical Technologist II in Germantown, Maryland

Department:

MD132_19000 Clinical Laboratory

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

General Summary:

Perform routine and specialized procedures, review and approve clinical test results for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in accordance with established protocol for a laboratory performing high complexity procedures as defined by the standards of the Clinical laboratory Improvement Act of 1988.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

  • Works with infectious and hazardous substances.

  • Be capable of performing major and minor instrument troubleshooting;

  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications;

  • Monitoring testing analyses and specimen examination to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained;

  • Ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning;

  • Providing orientation to testing personnel;

  • Incorporates Trinity’s mission and goals and the Organization Integrity Plan into daily work.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Must submit to fingerprinting and FBI criminal history check.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology (Medical Technology), biological, chemical or related science; and satisfactory completion of a clinical laboratory educational rotation;

-or-

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics –and- successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Technologist program.

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A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry, one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, -and- one year of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and/or Clinical Microscopy within the last ten years. Clinical rotations or professional experience must be under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology) or an appropriately board certified medical scientist and a certified medical technologist.

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Greater than five years of verifiable experience in Clinical Laboratory Setting;

Strong knowledge of laboratory methodologies, interpretation of results, quality assurance, and CMS regulations preferred. Have ability and experience to perform as a trainer for new employees. Ability to work in harmony with other personnel; Demonstrates basic computer literacy; Demonstrates comprehension, skill and command of oral and written English Language communication

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Strong knowledge of laboratory methodologies, interpretation of results, quality assurance, and CMS regulations preferred; Ability to work in harmony with other personnel; Must have visual acuity, to include depth perception and color discrimination; Demonstrates basic computer literacy; Demonstrates comprehension, skill, and command of oral and written English Language communication

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.