If you are a driven, detail oriented, certified Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician, this may be the job for you.
Chester County Hospital is seeking a Medical Technologist to perform routine laboratory work in microbiology. The laboratory at Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital is state of the art and has excellent equipment, a knowledgeable staff and a supportive work environment. We are searching for someone that demonstrates thorough knowledge of general laboratory operations and can work under minimal supervision for specimen processing, test performance, and result reporting.
• Accomplishes routine and stat testing within established guidelines and produces accurate results. Makes correct judgments about the validity of test results based on quality control data and patient status.
• Orients and instructs new employees or students in the performance of tests, use of equipment, and laboratory section protocols as assigned.
• Performs testing independently, demonstrating a thorough knowledge of department protocols and theoretical aspects of testing procedures.
• Maintains complete and accurate logs or documents including QC, as required, according to section protocols.
• Uses auto verification and associated technologies to release results where validated. Verifies non-auto verified results before release. Consults supervisor for assistance when necessary. Recognizes critical values and reportable results according to protocol. Reports critical results appropriately to authorized caregivers and documents this action in the laboratory information system.
Education Training and Experience
BS degree with MT (ASCP) certification preferred with at least 2 year experience preferred or MLT (ASCP) or HEW required with at least 2 year experience preferred. Certifications, education, and/or experience must meet CLIA requirements for moderate and complex testing.
MT (ASCP), MLT (ASCP) or HEW
CLIA “High Complexity” testing status required. HT (ASCP) or MT/MLT (ASCP) required. HTL (ASCP) considered desirable.
Work Environment and Hazards
Laboratory environment; may be exposed to potentially hazardous substances, contaminated specimens, or unpleasant odors.
Work Contact Group
Laboratory employees, Nursing staff, physicians, inpatients and outpatients, other hospital employees.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.