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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Company: Georgia Tech
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID252619

LocationAtlanta, Georgia

Full/Part TimePart-Time

Regular/TemporaryRegular

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Stamps Health Services is an outpatient ambulatory care center that provides health care and health education to students and their spouses/domestic partners. The center is located in a state-of-the-art, 40,000-square-foot facility within the Joseph Brown Whitehead Building (740 Ferst Drive), next to the Campus Recreation Center. Stamps Health Services provides care in six areas: Primary care, Women's health, Psychiatry, Travel/Immunization/Allergy, Pharmacy, and Diagnostic Services (lab and radiology).


Job Summary





Support the technologist, unit supervisor, ordering providers, and patients in the collection, performing and reporting of test results for patients. Assist in Phlebotomy and the collection of non-blood samples as needed. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Supervisor of Laboratory and Radiologic Services, Physicians, SHS staff and students. This position will typically advise and counsel: same as above. This position will supervise: None.

Responsibilities





Job Duty 1
Check in patients for laboratory and radiographic procedures.Job Duty 2
Review appropriateness of test orders; Collect and process blood and non-blood samples as needed.Job Duty 3
Perform test procedures in assigned area and other areas as needed. Provide technical leadership in designated area(s).Job Duty 4
Perform quality assurance activities that include quality control, proficiency testing, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. Formulate plans for performance improvement activities.Job Duty 5
Provide evidence of professional development; demonstrate competence in performance improvement principles. Contribute to the SHS Service Culture.Job Duty 6
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications





Educational Requirements

  • Two year Technical School or two year Associate's Degree leading to certification as a nationally and state certified Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be certified as MLT (Medical Lab Technician), or MT (Medical Technologist). Other synonyms include CLS (Clinical Laboratory Scientist), Clinical Lab Technician, or Clinical Lab TechnologistRequired Experience
    • At least 6 months experience post-graduation in a Clinical Laboratory - hospital lab or doctor's office
    • Experienced in Hematology department, instrument operation and maintenance preferred

      Preferred Qualifications





      Additional Preferred Qualifications
      Familiarity with electronic health record and LIS software as it relates to laboratory and working knowledge specific to a college-based laboratory environment is preferred

      Preferred Educational Qualifications
      Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science with eligibility for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

      Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities





      SKILLS
      Phlebotomy skills. Computer skills. Must be able to work independently and effectively as a team member in a diverse or multidisciplinary group and demonstrate an openness to others. Minimum of six months working knowledge in the lab with at least one Laboratory Information System (LIS).


      Equal Employment Opportunity





      Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

      Other Information





      This is not a supervisory position.
      This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
      No, this position will not be required to drive.
      This role is considered a position of trust.
      This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
      This position will not travel.
      This position does not require security clearance.Job Grade: S4

Keywords: Georgia Tech, Atlanta , Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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