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Medical Lab Technician 1

Central Lab 622097 Full Time 2832 Juniper Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

Medical Lab Technician 1:

Inova Central Lab is seeking a Medical Laboratory Technician 1 to join the Microbiology Lab team! This role is full-time evening shift working 40 hours per week Monday-Friday + Every Other Weekend.

Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive salary: Pay based experience
  • Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2022 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

Requirements for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a college/university accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency.

    OR

  • Associate degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in chemistry and 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in biology

And one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS or ABHES accredited MLT program within the 12 months.
  • Successful completion of a 50-week U.S. military medical laboratory training course within the last ten years.
  • Three years of full time acceptable clinical* experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in an acceptable laboratory within the last five years.

* Acceptable Clinical Laboratory: CMS CLIA certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189.

Experience:

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited MLS program, NAACLS or ABHES accredited MLT program, or a foreign medical laboratory science clinical training program within the last 12 months can be used in lieu of one year of full time acceptable clinical experience.

Certification:

  • Must be eligible for MLT (ASCP) or MLT (AMT) certification per the ASCP/AMT guidelines.
  • Certification must be established within 2 years of hire date.

Job Responsibilities

  • Floats to other areas to maintain productivity and proficiency.
  • Follows site specific standard operating procedures, manuals and instructions.
  • Participates in constructive feedback and gives positive reinforcement to coworkers.
  • Reports clinical data accurately and efficiently so that care givers receive timely patient information.
  • Notifies appropriate individual(s), including technical support, of problems or discrepancies according to established procedures.
  • Minimizes department expenses by using resources efficiently while avoiding urgent supply requests and inventory loss due to expiration.
  • Adheres to regulatory agency guidelines (e.g. CAP, The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, OSHA, State, FDA, AABB, etc.).
  • Performs routine/special specimen collection, sample preparation and result reporting while maintaining positive patient identification throughout.
  • Proficient with computers; familiarity with laboratory and hospital information systems.
  • Adheres to laboratory safety procedures and processes at all times.
  • Operates systems/methodologies in order to produce timely and accurate data for patients, QC, and proficiency testing.
  • Demonstrates knowledge performing special procedures per facility department and based on competency assessment specific to those procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.