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Lab Technician

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

  • Evaluates validity of test results using quality control standards, instrumentation function checks, and/or department policies and procedures. Brings problems to attention of supervisor or lead medical technologist.
  • Initiates appropriate corrective action to alleviate any deficiencies of quality assurance standards or established specified limits.
  • Consistently coordinates all work with co-workers to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift. Strives to be an effective and productive member of the institution.
  • Performs and documents preventive maintenance measures on department's equipment and instruments.
  • Provides general training to medical technology students and others in training and orientation.
  • Always shows an awareness of proper safety procedures.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and understanding of computer functions.
  • Assists in compiling various data, statistics and reports.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for on-going continuing education and professional development as required by job duties.
  • Completes all mandatory in-service programs required within stated time frame.
  • Coordinates prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Verifies accurate documentation relative to specimen processing.
  • Accepts or rejects specimens according to established standards and performs specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems.
  • Prepares specimens for analysis; aliquots, transports and distributes specimens.
  • Aids in proper reagent and chemical solution preparation, labeling and storage.
  • Maintains instrumentation and equipment along with its cleanliness.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and record keeping procedures.
  • Maintains appropriate workstation supplies and inventory.
  • Maintains patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • High school graduate with focus on chemical, physical, biological sciences or laboratory science.Certifications:
      • None requiredComplexity of Work:
        • Written and verbal communication skills.Work Experience:
          • Familiarity with medical terminology.Physical Requirements:Personal Protective Equipment:
            • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required Under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor, the Lab Technician is responsible for processing routine and stat laboratory tests. Performs specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems. Assists with preparing specimens to be analyzed.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , Lab Technician, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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