Conducts wide variety of laboratory tests for diagnosis of disease and wellness.
Essential Functions and Job Duties
Conducts tests according to standards. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of laboratory procedures in assigned areas, which may include:
Prepares samples for analysis; performs prescribed procedures; reports accurate test results.
Organizes and prioritizes workload; meets turn-around time.
After orientation, operates, calibrates, conducts performance checks, and maintains clinical laboratory instruments and equipment.
Conducts established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagent, media and products; evaluates results; implements corrective action when indicated.
Communicates and interacts with fellow employees; refers problems to appropriate personnel; keeps supervisor informed of unusual data or results.
Participates in continuing education as required.
Ability to trouble shoot instrumentation and make minor repairs.
Ability to monitor quality control and patient results to identify trends, shifts and changes that my affect patient results.
Performs other duties as assigned or volunteers.
One of the following active certifications is required:
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT);
American Medical Technologists (AMT) Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT);
Meet grandfather requirements under (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments) CLIA ’88.
Must provide proof of certification within 6 months of hire.
Internal Number: 14195, 14511
About Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur Memorial Hospital is Central Illinois' regional medical center. At DMH, we are committed to providing outstanding medical service to further our mission of improving the health of the people of Central Illinois. By combining a highly trained staff of professionals with the latest advances in state-of-the-art technology, DMH Cares About Your Health.