This is a PRN position. Performs skilled, specialized work in the conduct of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Adds reagents or indicator solutions, and subjects specimens for processing to operations such as heating, filtering or titrating. Prepares slides as necessary for microscopic analysis. Observes reactions, color changes, or formation of precipitates; studies slides using microscope, or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment. Typically requires technologist designation by ASCP, AMT, HHS, or ISCLT.
Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
Must have taken courses in biological science, chemistry, and mathematics.
Successful completion of CAHEA/NCCLS accredited Medical Technology program OR satisfy any of the other acceptable routes to gain certification as a Medical Technologist (ASCP) or as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA).
On the job clinical training or internship for one (1) year while completing the requirements for the Registry Examination is required.
One (1) to two (2) additional years experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred.
Must possess or provide proof of certification eligibility for MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA).