MEDICAL LAB TECH in San Diego, CA at ALVARADO HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    6655 Alvarado Road
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2018

Job Description

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) can perform waived and moderately complex testing, with the exception of moderately complex microscopy, authorized by CDPH  LFS, California Code or Regulations (CCR), Title 17, Section 1032.5 and additional requirements provided in California Business and Professions Code (BPC) Section 1260.3 and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individuals education, training or experience and technical abilities
Each individual performing the above procedures must: 1) adhere to the laboratorys procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results, 2) follow the laboratorys established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratorys established performance specifications, 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform waived or moderately complex laboratory procedures using both manual and automated methods in, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology and Immunology, 5) perform and document maintenance  daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.