Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Requisition Number: 1440
Position Title: Medical Technologist 2
SUMMARY: The Medical Technologist 2 under general supervision of the Clinical Laboratory Manager independently performs a wide range of routine to complex medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses to provide data for clinical search studies. Guides, trains, and may provide leadership to trainees. Operates manual and automatic laboratory equipment to make qualitative and quantitative analyses of specimens. Monitors inventory of material, supplies and equipment to insure sufficient quantities are available for performance of duties; cleans and maintains standard laboratory equipment. The Medical Technologist 2 works under the direct supervision and guidance of the Clinical Laboratory Manager. He/she does not supervise others.
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
- Always represents Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT) in a professional manner (verbal written and in appearance) when interacting with Sponsors, subjects, outside vendors and fellow employees.
- Conducts chemical analyses of body fluids such as blood and urine to determine presence of normal and/or abnormal components.
- Validates, calculates, and tabulates results of tests performed, posts findings to log books and quality control records, and makes reports of observations.
- Performs quality control to ensure proper functioning of instruments, reagents, and procedures.
- Researches and investigates problems with clinical laboratory procedures, and makes or recommends modifications and corrections as appropriate.
- Orients, mentors, and teaches clinical laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques to new staff as appropriate.
- Studies blood cell numbers and morphology and urine cellular elements, using microscopic techniques.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Follows WCT’s DOP for blood borne pathogens and exposure control.
- Performs order / entry of patient demographics in laboratory analyzer and / or LIS in preparation for testing.
- Prepares and organizes Clinical Laboratory testing reports for sending to study clinics.
- Trains / assists in the training of new Clinical Laboratory staff on the analyzers used to perform testing.
- Trains / assists in the training of new Clinical Laboratory staff on the LIS.
- Responsible for requesting, scheduling, and attending any training required for this position.
Performs other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Good customer service skills and be able to perform duties at a fast pace without errors.
- Organized and have good attention to detail.
- Willing to perform repetitive tasks.
- Some knowledge and skills in performing technical procedures.
- Operates, performs required maintenance, and troubleshoots standard clinical laboratory instrumentation.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or an equivalent field. Certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist by a nationally recognized agency/board. Recent experience as a generalist in a clinical laboratory in chemistry, hematology, and urinalysis. Knowledge of computer based programs (Word and Excel).
Preferred: four more years of recent experience in a clinical laboratory in chemistry, hematology, and urinalysis.
Other: Possible mental demands include, but are not limited to: reading, math, intense concentration, verbal communication, participant contact, attention to detail, frequent interruptions, fluctuations in workload, performing very strict time-dependent procedures, multi-tasking, adaptability, problem solving, and planning ahead in order to avert potential problems.
Employment Type: Regular
Community / Marketing Title: Medical Technologist
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Location_formattedLocationLong: San Antonio, Texas US
CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide Clinical Trials is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.