4year course of study leading to a bachelors degree from an accredited college with a major study in subjects appropriate to Medical Technology Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis ,…
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Medical Technologist, VA North Las Vegas NV
Place of Performance: VA VASNHS, 6900 North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89086.
Period of Performance: Available immediately, 1-year contract with 4 option years thereafter.
Shift Expectations: 8-hour shifts, could include evenings and weekends.
Must have current license, ASCP preferred.
A full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major study in subjects appropriate to Medical Technology.
Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in our catchment area.
Performs a broad range of laboratory procedures. In addition, performs advanced and complex laboratory procedures; recognizes deviation from expected results; analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles. Recognizes and communicates predefined critical results affecting patient care.
Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis taking into account physiologic processes and requirements.
Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment. Uses, calibrates, identifies malfunctions, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment. Diagnoses deviations in test performance due to instrument malfunction.
Performs and documents quality control and quality assurance activities and corrective actions related to test performance using statistical principles and theories of performance improvement.
Adheres to practices and regulations governing biosafety and biosecurity in the workplace.
Identifies discrepancies, solves problems, and suggests solutions.
Answers inquiries regarding test results, methodology, test specificity, test sensitivity, and specific factors, which influence test results. Interprets results and suggests follow-up test selection or procedures.
Evaluates and implements new techniques and procedures in the laboratory in terms of equipment, method comparison, and establishment of reference intervals.
Assists with instruction and training of new employees and students and in the laboratory's inservice/continuing education program.
Communicates effectively and courteously while working as a healthcare team member.
Provides excellent service as defined by the customer (healthcare providers, patients, and others). Gives direction and guidance using underlying principles of laboratory testing.
Organizes work and sets priorities to meet deadlines.