Charter Care Health Partners MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST - SJH in North Providence, Rhode Island
Summary: Under the direction of the Clinical Laboratory Supervisor, this position is responsible performing various chemical, microscopic, and or bacteriological tests to obtain data used in diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Education: BS, MT (ASCP; ASCP Certification eligible required.
Experience: Internship preferred. One year relevant clinical laboratory experience preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates the cognitive abilities necessary to master relevant content in clinical laboratory manuals.
Comprehend, analyze, integrate and synthesize clinical information or data as it relates to laboratory tests and procedures.
Utilize reasoning and decision-making skills appropriate to the practice of clinical laboratory science.
Has the ability to operate laboratory equipment (i.e. pipettes, test tubes, inoculating loops) and adjust instruments to perform laboratory procedures.
Is able to use and electronic keyboard to operate laboratory instruments and to calculate, record, evaluate and transmit laboratory information.
Has skills in organization and priority setting.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with peers and other disciplines.
Is able to utilize sound interpersonal skills when interacting with patients and taking into consideration cultural background, linguistic skills and age of customers.
Maintains information confidential (HIPAA).
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Ability to responsive customer service skills when interacting and taking into consideration cultural background, linguistic skills and age of customers.
Ability to work cooperatively with peers and other disciplines.
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with peers and other interdisciplinary teams.
Ability to differential colors.
Working Conditions, Physical Environment and/or Safety Requirements: Has the ability to move freely and safely about the clinical laboratory. Perform moderately taxing continuous physical work, often requiring prolonged sitting or standing over several hours. Visual acuity and hand dexterity. Physical ability involves variety of body movements including stooping, bending, kneeling, lifting, standing, walking, twisting, stretching and reaching. Physical ability involves pushing, pulling and lifting more than 30 lbs.