Lab Tech (MT / MLT) PRN

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  • Longview Regional Medical Center Longview Regional Medical Center

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Performs research activities and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment. Records observations and measurements and reports results. Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment. Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, and ordering and stocking of materials and equipment. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. High School diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Minimum Education: one of the following is required

  • Associate degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology
  • Education AND training equivalent to an associate degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology: Education - 60 semester hours including either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses (6 hours of chemistry; 6 hours of biology, and 12 ours in chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology, or any combination
  • Training – either completion of an approved/accredited clinical laboratory training program, which may be included in the 60 semester hours specified above or at least three months of documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
  • ON OR BEFORE 02/28/1992: Qualified or could have qualified as a technologist under laboratory regulations published 03/14/1990.
  • On OR BEFORE 04/24/1995: With a high school degree of equivalent AND either one below Have graduated from an approved or accredited medical laboratory or clinical laboratory training program
  • Have successfully completed at least a 50 week official US military medical laboratory procedures course and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician)

AFTER 09/01/1997 the high school diploma route can no longer be used for new employees

 Requires basic knowledge of specimen integrity and preservation, laboratory equipment operation and maintenance with ability to perform routine laboratory support.

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