1. Independently performs qualitative and quantitative tests in assigned section(s), following established guidelines and predetermined criteria.
Performs tests and calculations, documents and reports results.
Follows established QA/QC policies and procedures.
Operates, calibrates, conducts performance checks and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment.
Maintains procedures, records and logs.
Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or results and uses knowledge, deductive skills and judgment to troubleshoot and resolve them.
Recognizes abnormal or unusual pre-analytical, post-analytical and post-analytical problems.
Specialist: Performs duties and responsibilities only in specialized area for which individual is licensed.
Medical Technologist - Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related science and successful completion of an approved Medical Technology internship program, OR
Specialist (Categorical) - Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related science and one (1) year of relevant training in specialty area, OR.
Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate degree from an accredited School of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and completion of an approved clinical laboratory internship.
Medical Technologist I - less than 2 years experience as an MT
Specialist (Categorical) – less than 2 years experience as a Specialist (Categorical)
Medical Laboratory Technician II
a. 2 or more years of experience as an MLT with one year at DLS with at least a Consistently Meets rating on last Performance Appraisal and no Corrective Action (Verbal or above) within prior year; OR b. 3 years relevant experience as MLT.
a. Certified as an MT/MLS, Specialist (Categorical) or MLT by one of the following
National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies or by an agency recognized by the Hawaii Department of Health Laboratories Branch:
§ American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP-BOC), § American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), § American Medical Technologists (AMT). b. Exemption: Current DLS personnel who were licensed as a Technologist, Specialist or Technician by the State of Hawaii prior to the effective date of Hawaii Administrative Rule 11-110 (October 19, 2002) 2. Guam a. MT/MLS certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies. b. MLT certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies preferred.
3. Saipan - MT/MLS or MLT certification by one of the above National Commission of Health Certifying Agencies preferred.
Hawaii: State license as a Technologist, Specialist or Technician, as applicable.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both in verbal and written form.
Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team.
Our VisionAt DLS, we strive to be leaders in the communities we serve. Our `ohana, in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan use state-of-the-art testing to provide the best patient care possible. We work together as a team to support our communities, our colleagues, and strive for excellence. Our Pledge to Our EmployeesAt DLS, we respect, empower and value our team members. We’re committed to Innovation, Compas...sion, Aloha, Respect and Excellence (I.C.A.R.E.). Our environment fosters a culture of growth and the professional development of our versatile and high-performing workforce.The passion and belief in our mission and values can be seen in every person on our team. This synergy makes the DLS `ohana an innovative, agile, and competitive industry leader. Our Pledge to Our Patients“Patients First” is our passion. We embrace technological advancements and commit ourselves to excellence in laboratory science. Beyond lab results, we build relationships and create collaborative partnerships with the communities we serve. Every person on the DLS team recognizes the kuleana that comes with this leadership and we work together to conduct our business with Aloha.