General Medical Laboratory Technician Job in Dumfries, Virginia

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Spectrum Healthcare Resources - Belvoir Health Centers - Dumfries Clinic

Medical Laboratory Technician - General

Job Description

Job Description:   Distinctive/Spectrum Joint Venture has an opportunity for a Full Time Civilian Medical Laboratory Technologist Position with Saturday availability at Dumfries Health Center in Dumfries, Virginia.   Position Overview:    This position provides medical laboratory services in support of patient care and treatment.     Essential Functions:   - Performs testing in the Microbiology, Chemistry, Serology, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, and Immunohematology sections including specimen receipt, preparation, analysis, and reporting of results.   - Calculates test results and measures prescribed quantities of samples during tests.   - Notice pertinent morphology/staining details of specimens under microscopic examination.   - Performs a wide variety of laboratory tests either manually or using automated instruments.   - Evaluates quality control information against measurable criteria in the performance of laboratory tests.   - Performs precise and accurate laboratory testing according to established laboratory procedures.   - Receives written requisitions from health care providers for routine and special laboratory tests.   - Sets up and adjusts laboratory equipment and apparatus.   - Obtains laboratory specimens directly from patients by venipuncture, instruct patient and staff on proper specimen collection.   - Add reagents or indicator solutions and subjects specimens to various laboratory operations according to established procedures.   - Prepares slides for microscopic analysis as necessary.   - Observes test reactions, changes of color, or formation of precipitates; studies or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment to make qualitative and quantitative analysis.   - Records test results to logs and requests slips and file reports in the health record.   - Brings to the attention of the Supervisor any unusual or grossly abnormal test results.   - Performs light general cleaning of work areas such as collection of trash, autoclaving of specimens, cleaning of bench tops and light dusting.   - Prepares specimens for transport to outside laboratory if necessary.   - Prepare biological waste for proper disposal.   - Perform and document required equipment maintenance as required.   - Adhere to infection control procedures including the use of personal protective equipment and proper waste disposal.   - Participate in required equipment, in-service training and continuing medical education.   - Ensure safe work environment and employ safe work habits.   - Perform other duties as needed and assigned.        

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Job ID: 2a3a2013-775e-4ba6-a2a4-d5bdffbab4cd

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

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Spectrum Healthcare Resources - Belvoir Health Centers - Dumfries Clinic

Dumfries, Virginia 22025

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