Medical Laboratory Technologist

Arkansas Urology

Job title: Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company: Arkansas Urology

Job description: Description:

The Medical Laboratory Technologist has the responsibility for performing or initiating the completion of a full range of routine and emergent procedures in the areas of waived to high complexity testing. This position performs only those high complexity tests that are authorized by the laboratory director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual’s education, training or experience, and technical abilities.

  • Maintains the quality of specimens by properly collecting samples, employing appropriate technique in processing samples.
  • Recognizes inappropriate specimens and requests new specimens if determined to be unusable.
  • Communicates effectively with patients and other office personnel regarding specimen collection and transport.
  • The incumbent must maintain proficiency in performing all procedures provided within the laboratory, using defined methodologies to achieve accurate results. All results are to be reported in appropriate units according to established protocol.
  • When handling biological specimens, strict safety precautions must be observed, and a clean work area must be maintained.
  • Critical values are communicated to physician or proxy upon completion of laboratory procedure.
  • Instrument problems are recognized, and corrective action is limited or findings are reported to laboratory manager.
  • Absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results is maintained. Professional discretion is observed with patient information.
  • Work is consistently completed within acceptable time limits. Incumbent must have the ability to organize work during heavy workload situations in order to expedite results reporting. Must also be able to perform several tasks simultaneously during peak workload situations, prioritizing test performance in response to STAT requests.
  • Follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Maintaining records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Follow the laboratory’s established corrective action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
  • The established quality assurance policies are followed for all the laboratory procedures to attest to the reliability of equipment and the stability of test reagents.
  • Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activates, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • All out-of-control results are resolved prior to the reporting of patient results.
  • Additional tests are performed to clarify or confirm abnormal patient results were indicated.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Patients are courteously received in the laboratory in a timely manner.
  • Scheduling of appointments follows established protocols.
  • Testing requirements and collection instructions are effectively communicated to patients and other appropriate individuals.
  • Neat, legible written records must be maintained.
  • All working supplies are continually replenished. Weekly inventory of supplies are recorded and additional stock is ordered when needed.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.



High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology with 1-2 years of experience in an clinical or analytical laboratory preferred. Current certification as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Medical Laboratory Technician through ASCP. Current BLS certification.


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Location: Little Rock, AR

Job date: Sat, 11 Mar 2023 08:39:13 GMT

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