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Schedule: 8 HR DAY
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2024

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Location: Main Campus
Department: BLOOD BANK
Schedule: Full Time, 8 HR Day Shift, 0700-1530


Responsible for quality performance and reporting of analyses of technical procedures for the benefit of optimal patient care within the limits of laboratory policy and procedures according to CLIA, FDA, TJC, CAP, AABB, OSHA regulations. 


A trainee is a person who is enrolled in an accredited training program, or who, in a limited laboratory specialty(ies) for which there is no accredited training program, works and trains under the direct supervision of a qualified director, supervisor, or technologist qualified in the specialty(ies), but does not report actual patient test results without prior supervisory review. A person may function as a trainee for the duration of the formal approved training program or for a maximum period of 24 months. Here at SGMC, we will require the trainee to pass a certification exam within 12 months of graduation from an accredited MT program. Upon graduation, they must qualify as a Medical laboratory Technician according to CLIA-88 standards and within 12 months of graduation, they must be registered with a recognized Medical Technologist certifying agency such as ASCP, AMT, HHS/HEW, AAB as an MT. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient’s seen in their assigned area. Must be able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide the care needed by our patient groups (i.e., neo-nate, pediatric, adolescent and/or geriatric). Normal color vision in order to discriminate and verify diagnostic laboratory stains and color dependent test. 


Modern hospital Laboratory. Work activities will include: light lifting (not to exceed 25 pounds), walking, sitting, standing, stooping, bending, twisting and pushing objects. Must be able to operate office equipment, computer terminals and keyboards, and computerized lab equipment. Works with blood and body fluids where exposure to infections disease is a risk. Must have knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and training in handling of hazardous chemicals such as Xylene and Formaldehyde. Complies with biohazard/radiation safety standards and laboratory policy and procedures through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical, biological agents and/or radiation sources in the workplace. Uses universal safety precautions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including eye protection, face shields, gas masks, lab coats, and /or gloves to protect self and co-workers from biohazards materials, including blood-borne pathogens.

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