Medical Laboratory Technician

Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Full-time


About Us:

Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships.

We are currently accepting qualified applications for a MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN to support one of our Government clients in Eglin AFB, FL.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from a medical laboratory technician training program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT), or state licensure as a medical laboratory technician.
  • The Technician shall have at least 12 months’ experience within the past 24 months.
  • Current certification in Healthcare Provider (HCP) and Basic Life Support (BLS) are required.

TYPE OF WORK:

The duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform clinical laboratory tests in any one or a combination of areas as described in following sections of the laboratory: Hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, microbiology, immunology, blood bank, and blood donor center.
  • Calculate test results and measure prescribed quantities of samples during tests.
  • Notice pertinent morphology/staining details of specimens under microscopic examination.
  • Perform a wide variety of laboratory tests either manually or using automated instrumentation.
  • Evaluate quality control information against measurable criteria in the performance of laboratory tests.
  • Perform precise and accurate laboratory testing according to established laboratory procedures.
  • Receive written requisitions from health care providers for routine and special laboratory tests.
  • Set up and adjust laboratory equipment and apparatus.
  • Obtain laboratory specimens directly from patients by venipuncture, instruct patient and staff on proper specimen collection.
  • Add reagents or indicator solutions, and subject’s specimens to various laboratory operations according to established procedures.
  • Prepare slides for microscopic analysis as necessary.
  • Observe test reactions, changes of color, or formation of precipitates; studies or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment to make qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Record test results to flat logs and request slips and file reports in the electronic health record.
  • Bring to the attention of the section supervisor, pathologist or general laboratory supervisor any unusual or grossly abnormal test result.
  • Perform light general cleaning of work areas such as collection of trash, autoclaving of specimens, cleaning of bench tops and light dusting.
  • Prepare specimens for transport to MTF laboratory or for other civilian/DOD reference laboratories.
  • Prepare biological waste for proper disposal.
  • Participate/perform the prescribed QC and CAP proficiency testing (PT) programs.
  • Perform and document required equipment maintenance as required.
  • Adhere to infection control procedures including the use of personal protective equipment and proper disposal of waste
  • Participate in required equipment, in-service training and continuing medical education.
  • Ensure safe work environment and employ safe work habits.

EOE

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