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Medical Technologist Job

Job Number: RIH15429

Job Title: Medical Technologist

Department: Blood Bank - 1012967

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA standards. National certification (or eligible) in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology by ASCP or equivalent. The ability to operate equipment and instruments and to perform all procedures and tests within assigned laboratory section and interpret them accurately. The physical and visual dexterity necessary to conduct and interpret tests. The physical ability to stand and work at laboratory benches. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. EXPERIENCE: One year experience in a clinical laboratory.
The Medical Technologist reports to the Pathology Manager. Under general supervision and within department policies and procedures, performs various complex clinical laboratory tests in one or more of the laboratory sections of the Pathology Department. Work requires a professional level of knowledge in order to read and interpret test results, especially those which are abnormal or atypical. Responsibilities include calibrating instruments, reporting test results, conducting quality controls, and the like.