Posted in Other 9 days ago.
Location: Miami, Florida
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The Department of Surgery is currently seeking a Medical Assistant to work the 1st shift. The incumbent in this position follows all safety precautions and regulatory rules to safeguard patient confidentiality. Verifies identification of specimen with physicians' orders, prepares specimens for testing, and handles all specimens in a safe and careful manner. Performs instrument maintenance, calibration and verification; as applicable. Performs and verifies quality-control testing, according to procedure, and maintains appropriate data recording. Perform High Complexity Tests adhering to approved standard operating procedures Uses Specific Test- Analysis Software for raw data analysis and assign the results accordingly. Analyzes results of testing and interprets results. Uses professional judgement to accept, repeat the procedure, perform reflex test(s), or reject unacceptable results. When results are not within laboratory's acceptable criteria; identify problem(s) that might adversely affect test performance and determine cause of errors. Researches and prepares all pertinent patient data and refers all data and testing results to pathologists for evaluation and sign-out. Reports all results in the current Laboratory System and in UNET, if applicable. Place orders and maintains inventory of disposable supplies and reagents, as applicable. Meets Turn Around Time (TAT) for all tests assigned. Reports Critical Value to the requestor following current IHL Policy, if applicable Performs OnCall Duties in the assigned area / rotation, responding promptly to any Call-Back situation. Participates in Proficiency Testing, Instrument Correlation, Method Comparison, and / or Validation Studies, as assigned. Meets deadline for these other projects / assignments. Assumes lead duties and acts as a resource to staff. Orients and trains employees on laboratory techniques and operations, as assigned. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor's / Associate's Degree in relevant field.
Certification and Licensing:
Florida Medical Technologist License is required.
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience desired but not required.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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