Medical Technologist
REC10020258 Chipley, FL Updated 1m ago
Positions 4
Type Direct Hire
Salary $62,000 - $72,000/year
Medical / Healthcare
Healthcare
Associate's Degree
2-5 years
Never
No - Local candidates only
Green Card ,US Citizen
30 days
90 days

Job description

Summary:
The Medical Technologist performs laboratory tests to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Assists in the collection, processing, and analysis of test ordered by a physician. Medical
Technologists can recognize interdependency of tests and have knowledge of physiological
conditions affecting test results which are used by the physician to determine the presence, extent
and possible the cause of disease.

 

Molecular experience is not required but BIG plus. If the candidate does not have the molecular experience, will consider an experienced generalist with a BS in Biology and some molecular coursework. 

 

Responsibilities:
1. Utilizes independent judgment in performing both routine and complex laboratory tests using a
variety of techniques, instrumentation, and equipment in order to assist the physician in the
diagnosis and treatment of disease. 

2. Exercises professional judgment in order to prioritize and evaluate varying test requests
efficiently.


3. Follow procedures for collecting and processing Biological specimens.

4. Performs analytical testing procedures with accuracy and precision.

5. Demonstrates scientific knowledge of testing principles, analytic procedures, and their results
allowing for appropriate interpretation in conjunction with disease and physiology. Integrates multiple
data to resolve problems.

6. Implements and monitors quality control, new equipment, and/or methods. 

7. Performs tasks efficiently and maintains work area.

 

Technical Expertise
1. Prior work experience in a laboratory setting including recent experience in multiple laboratory
disciplines is preferred. 

2. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

3. Experience in Lab, either or both hospital or private (generalist is preferred blend of both exp)

4. Some MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. 

 

Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or other science, with successful equivalent
experience in a laboratory and MUST have one of the following certificates issued by ASCP or AMT or AAB
national certification.


2. Must have (state required Florida license) or applied for a temporary license (need to show proof)

3. Years of relevant experience: 2 or more years is preferred.