Medical Lab Technologist for Molecular STI's (FT, Evening/Weekend, 40Hrs) at BioReference Laboratories

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Location: Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are looking for a Medical Lab Technician or Technologist for our Molecular STI's (40 hours per week) in our Elmwood Park, NJ location.

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 4:30pm-1:30am

Position Summary:

The Medical Tech performs all laboratory procedures in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established company and departmental policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Maintain standards in routine & STAT testing.

  • Complete work in a timely manner.

  • Write legibly when documenting QC, problems or information.

  • Maintain a clean & safe work environment.

  • Review communication logs.

  • Prepare for shift by gathering needed supplies, i.e. reagents plates.

  • Perform and document required maintenance on equipment.

  • Review calibration & QC prior to testing/resulting.

  • Perform calibrations and quality control as needed.

  • Review results before releasing.

  • Review pendings at the end of shift.

  • Follow repeat protocol.

  • Review Check Sheets.

  • Perform duties in independent manner with no direct supervision required.

  • Inform supervisor of supply inventory.

  • Understand all laboratory policies and procedures.

  • Date and initial reagents that are put "in use".

  • Can identify at least one location of a fire extinguisher.

  • Can read and interpret a curve.

  • Can read and understand a Levy-Jennings Chart.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology, or Related life Science.

  • One or more years of CLIA experience. Required for technologists.

  • ASCP or other national certification a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of hours.

  • Medium work of lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

  • Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects.

Working Conditions:

  • Work requires contact with specimens and requisitions, hand washing and cleaning, biohazardous body fluids, and hazardous chemicals.

  • Fast paced and noisy environment that sometimes includes interruptions and distractions.

  • OSHA risk factor: Category 1.

BioReference is an Equal Opportunity Employer