813-885-7755

Clinical Technologist

Moderate or High Complexity Laboratory - Part time/full time

Clinical laboratory technologistsThe Medical Technologist is responsible for the daily testing of patient samples in all areas of the clinical laboratory according to established policies and procedures to include: operation of computerized and automated instrumentation, quality control and maintenance, test results distribution, referral testing, and phlebotomy procedures as needed.

Must be knowledgeable of the principles upon which lab tests are based and can recognize appropriate questionable and critical results. Possesses the ability to organize workload for maximum efficiency, accuracy and ensures that reports are legible.

Assists Lab Supervisors with all training of new and existing employees on an on-going basis. Actively participates in Lab Quality Assurance. Performs all routine Quality Control and equipment maintenance and documents all actions including remediation.

Lab Technologist is responsible for:

  • Instructs and trains, all new and existing Medical Technicians and lab staff on the policies and procedures of the clinical lab.
  • Reviews and initials all areas of orientation and competency for the assigned department.
  • Reports errors and problems to appropriate department/supervisor for remedial action.
  • Assists Technicians in the interpretation of abnormal results.
  • Covers any shift or lab department when necessary in compliance with state regulations.
  • Encourages and promotes a work environment that facilitates team efforts, positive attitudes and creativity among co-workers both within and outside the department.
  • Responsible for Quality Control and Maintenance, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual records of all quality control and equipment maintenance according to established department policy and procedure. Follows lab protocol for quality control acceptability.
  • Performs all survey and proficiency tests and reports results according to policy.
  • Documents all correction action according to departmental policy.
Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum B.S. Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science or B.S. Degree in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences.

Florida State Technologist or eligible required, under section of State Regulations

At least 3 years of lab experience, with a proven record of consistent and accurate performance.

Training and experience in working with Beckman Coulter analyzers.

Preferred Qualifications:

Beckman Coulter: AU480 Chemistry Analyzer, Access 2 Immunoassay Analyzer, LH 750 Hematology Analyzer, ACL Elite Coagulation Analyzer.

Excellent MS Office and multi-tasking skills.

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with the desire to grow and continue education.

Work Environment

We are an independent reference lab with the mission to provide superior quality service for physicians and their patients. Every employee and every customer is important. The staff is small, the pace is fast but customer service and individual attention to every account is a priority.

Work Hours

Morning shift: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Evening shift: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
(part time/full time)

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Compensation

Good base with excellent growth potential - typically much better than at large national labs

Availability

We are actively looking for and interviewing well qualified candidates.

Lab Services

Test results

Promptly delivered via fax, secure e-mail, our web portal or directly into EMR.

Need urgent sevice?

On call 24/7 and the lab is equipped for the fastest turnaround and STATs.

Walk-in patients

Friendly, bi-lingual phlebotomists in many locations in Tampa Bay.

Service for the elderly

ALFs, skilled nursing facilities and home healthcare agencies.

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