Microbiology Medical Technologist / Technician - Every 3rd Weekend - FT Days 7:00am - 3:30pm
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Internal Number: R6851
8 Hr Morning - Afternoon
Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Responsible for prioritizing testing procedures and completing those procedures in an accurate and timely manner to facilitate rapid patient recovery. Maintains proper records of all tests done in accordance with Joint Commission requirements. This position will care for patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: ASCP, NCA, or AMT. Meets the requirements of the State of Georgia - Licensure is not required to be hire for this position
Educational Requirements: Associates Degree
Other: 1. Has earned an associate's degree in medical laboratory technology; or successful completion of two years of academic study (a minimum of 90 quarter hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university which included at least 20 quarter hours of lecture and laboratory courses in chemical, physical, or biological sciences acceptable toward a major in science and have at least one year of pertinent laboratory experience or training accepted by the Department; or 2. For persons who possess the technician qualifications under provisions above and have recently moved into the state or completed the academic and/or training requirements, they may be temporarily classified once as technicians for eighteen (3) months to afford them an opportunity to successfully complete an approved qualifying examination. 3. Persons who have been continuously engaged as technicians in Georgia since July 1, 1970 are exempt from personnel qualifications listed above. Persons who initially qualified under this provision but become inactive for two consecutive years for any reason must meet current requirements. Provided, further, individuals and laboratories so concerned must meet all other standards of performance required by this law and applicable rules and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Preferred Experience: Two (2) to three (3) years (not including internship and education)
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Computer Skills
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Correctly completes routine and stat testing in established time frame with less than three discrepancies per year as documented by variance report.
Performs analysis independently according to established criteria.
Maintains accurate records and documentation.
Consults with Technologist, section head or Pathologist on questionable or unusual test results with no more than three documented discrepancies per year.
Inputs data accurately into the computer system.
Regularly provides suggestions for quality improvement in the laboratory.
Assists in precepting MLT students as established by the lab.
Attends at least 80% of all Continuing Education.
Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 20 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.