Medical Lab Tech I
General Summary:The Medical Laboratory Technician I (MLT) is responsible for performing lab tests with precision and accuracy paying close attention to detail. The MLT will work directly with providers, nursing, and other staff members and is expected to maintain a level of quality that meet or exceed customer expectations through process improvement and a team oriented approach. They are expected to provide excellent customer service to the patient, their co-workers, and to others they come in contact with during daily operations. Main Responsibilities: Perform lab tests with precision and accuracy paying close attention to detail Prepares specimens for microscope examination Perform procedures such as CBC (Complete Blood Count), Urinalysis, and Acute Care Kit testing Input results in computer and report results to other Health Care Team members in an accurate and timely manner Perform phlebotomy and collecting specimens for testing and working with patients of all ages and development levels Maintain safety and infection control standards Must maintain a high standard of performance, quality control, calibration, testing, and reporting of results Maintain equipment operation Stock/order lab supplies as needed Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to patients and testing results Meet or exceed customer needs in a caring, effective and cost effective manner Maintain levels of quality that meet or exceed customer expectations through process improvement and a team oriented approach Other duties as assigned May be moved to other offices upon request based upon the business need of Holston Medical Group on an occasional basis Education/Experience/Knowledge: Graduation from an accredited MLT program and passing a national exam given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology Licensed Phlebotomist Previous Phlebotomy experience a plus 1 3 years MLT experience Ability to work under pressure Exceptional attention to detail Must have strong Customer Service Skills and a friendly attitude Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to walk, stand, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee may be exposed to bodily fluids, sharps handling, and infectious disease. Disclaimer:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.