Medical Laboratory Technician (Memphis)

Duties

A Veterinary Diagnostic Reference Lab in Memphis is looking for outstanding Medical Laboratory Technicians for third-shift.

  • Sets up and runs lab tests
  • Reads and releases test results
  • Tests performed may be more routine and less complex
  • Exercises judgment in evaluating and reporting results in consultation with veterinarians, pathologists and others
  • Performs equipment and maintenance activities
  • Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures
  • Awareness of quality control and calibration
  • Developing knowledge of multiple specialties
  • Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment
  • Consult with senior peers on no-complex tasks to learn through experience
  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments
  • Basic skills and proficiency
  • Applies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks
  • Works on tasks that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required
  • May be cross trained and perform specimen processing responsibilities
  • Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position, Adherence to attendance-related policies and expectations is critical to this position
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, 2, 3 or 4 year degree in Science-related field preferred
  • Hematology, Chemistry, and Parasitology diagnostic testing strongly preferred.
  • Licensed or certified Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Society of Clinical Pathology-ASCP or military equivalent a plus
  • Laboratory skills, with experience setting up and reading lab tests and operating lab instruments
  • General science background, including hematology/chemistry helpful
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as appropriate
  • Personal computer skills, including strong typing ability and proficient use of Microsoft Office

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 1:00 am - 9:30 am
date posted: 07-10-2017