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Allegheny Health Network

30 Isabella St, Suite 111, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Phone: 412-330-2642
Web Site: www.ahn.org/careers

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Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician


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Category:

Medical Technologist

Title:

Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician

Location:

Pittsburgh, PA, United States 

Zip Code:

15212
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Employment Type:

Full time, PRN/Part time
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Job Requirements:

Medical Technologist
  • Bachelors degree in Medical Technology/ASCP eligible program or successful completion of HEW exam. Meeting ongoing education requirements for certification
  • MT (ASCP) or equivalent or HEW certificate within one year of hire
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
  • Clinical lab experience preferred
Medical Lab Technician
  • Associates degree in ASCP eligible program or equivalent. Meeting ongoing education requirements for certification.
  • MLT (ASCP) or equivalent required within one year.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
  • Clinical laboratory experience preferred.
  • Microbiology experience preferred.

Job Description:

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

Medical Technologist
  • Performs a variety of routine and complex procedures using established criteria to provide quality clinical information. Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and linearity for test methods
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information
  • Serves as a consultant to medical lab technicians, phlebotomists, and other health care providers as needed. Participates in continuing education to ensure growth and development of the lab
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient lab operations
  • May collect and process patient specimens in accordance with lab policies and procedure and within the expected time frames
  • May mentor MT/MLT, phlebotomy students and new employees in lab testing following WPAHS policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required
Medical Lab Technician
  • Performs a variety of routine and complex procedures using established criteria to provide quality clinical information. Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and linearity for test methods.
  • Operates, calibrates, checks and maintains instrumentation. Recognizes problems with quality control and test procedures and takes appropriate action to ensure quality clinical information.
  • Participates in programs to keep updated with current and changing technologies.
  • May collect and process patient specimens in accordance with lab policies and procedures and within the expected time frames.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient lab operations
  • May mentor MT/MLT, phlebotomy, and lab processor students and new employees in lab testing following WPAHS policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

Job ID:

30721