Perform non-waived moderate and high complexity chemistry, immunology, and hematology testing and report results.
Maintain documentation of training in personal Training Binder.
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, maintenance, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results.
Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed.
Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures for escalation and troubleshooting whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the general supervisor, technical supervisor, clinical consultant, or director.
Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Utilize the LIS for accessioning, creation of work lists, entering and approving results, and other reports as they are developed.
Perform accurate quality control and Quality Assessment activities according to protocols.
Release patient results accurately.
Perform proficiency, correlation and AMR verifications testing within CAP and Laboratory Field Services (or other regulatory agency) guidelines.
Provide supervision and guidance to unlicensed personnel.
Assist supervisor to maintain adequate QA records and requisition storage.
Operate chemistry / immunoassay analyzer platforms, including calibration, quality control, samples and reagent inventory, and routine maintenance.
Maintain accurate personal training and competencies records.
Utilize LIS quickly and effectively.
Support all aspects of specimen handling for pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of the clinical laboratory.
Assist with training for unlicensed clinical laboratory personnel.
Clean and decontaminate work areas daily.
Assist with the writing of validation protocols and reports, and perform all validation assays.
Assist with the writing and revision of standard operating procedures as requested by supervisor.
Other duties and projects as assigned from time to time.
Qualifications / Required Licensure:
Current MLS Certificate (ASCP or AAB) or equivalent, i.e. MT or CLS.
One-year experience in a licensed clinical laboratory.
Demonstrated skills in areas of quality control, maintenance of equipment, and Quality Assessment functions.
Excellent communication skills, ability to understand and communicate technical scientific information to a wide range of audiences.
Comfortable in a highly automated, busy, and service-oriented laboratory.
Flexibility of work schedule to meet the needs of the Clinical Laboratory.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Additional Salary Information: Good benefits package
Internal Number: MLS1
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