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In the role of Medical Technologist working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our Medical Technologist will independently or with general supervision, performs specialized tests and assists with the development of new clinical applications in the clinical laboratory. Recognizes the clinical significance of each test performed and reports results within established time frames.
• Follow clinical laboratory testing procedures and policies in the performance of routine and specialized tests.
• Identify source and nature of test problems and makes appropriate recommendation as to course of action.
• Record, compile, create, and maintain accurate records and communicate summaries of laboratory results as needed. Field questions and concerns from physicians, nurses, and external laboratory staff.
• Assure quality control criteria are met including adherence to state and federal regulations. Participate in the performance of proficiency testing.
• Assist in the development, evaluation, and implementation of new procedures and protocols.
• Monitor inventory and assist in ordering of laboratory supplies. Maintain cells by various culturing techniques.
• Operate, calibrate, perform, and supervise routine maintenance on instrumentation. Perform instrument maintenance at the prescribed time and logs appropriately. Assist in minor trouble-shooting tasks.
• Instruct and train new members of the laboratory staff, rotating residents, students, and physicians as needed.
• Oversee daily lab operations in the absence of lab manager.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Certification: Require national certification (Medical Technologist, ASCP or equivalent) within 12 months of employment.
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities
As related to clinical laboratory practices, understanding of general and specific laboratory procedures, familiarity with CLIA rules and regulations, and scientific approach and methodologies. Ability to use independent judgment. Ability to follow research methodology and protocol. Strong critical thinking, solving testing problems of an advanced or novel nature, and attentiveness to detail required.
Full-time role with expectations for coverage during core business hours and flexibility required as necessary to accommodate business needs.
Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis
- Minimum Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Laboratory Science or other science related field
- Minimum Required Experience: None
- Preferred Experience: Prefer 1+ years’ experience in clinical applications, specifically flow cytometry.
- Prefer clinically related experience with background in immunology, hematology, and familiarity with regulatory requirements for high complexity testing.
- Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vison, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
- 403B Retirement Package
- Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
- Tuition Reimbursement
- On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
- Additional discounted rates on things as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.
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