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Medical Lab Technician (MLT)


Full Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • This role will help the team with clinic tasks when not performing MLT duties.

  • Performs only those tests authorized by the director

  • Follows the clinical laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results

  • Performs patient testing on specimens submitted to the laboratory for Microbiology testing using PCR technology.

  • Adheres to the clinical laboratory’s quality control policies, and documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed in accordance with the clinical laboratory’s approval policies and procedures.

  • Follows the clinical laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the clinical laboratory’s defined acceptable levels of performance

  • Capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify a supervisor or director

  • Documents all corrective action is taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications

  • Exercises professional judgment in the evaluation, specimen integrity, result accuracy and inter-result validity and takes corrective action as necessary. Such corrective action shall include specimen rejection, recollection, and/or retesting using the same or alternate methods and/or utilizes other skills associated with the practice of clinical laboratory science to always ensure validity and accuracy of testing taking care not to compromise patient care with excessive rejections, recollections or delays. If in their judgment a specimen is compromised, the technologist shall include an appropriate disclaimer statement in the report indicating the potential compromised nature of the result and why.

  • Participate in proficiency testing samples and ensure that these samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimen.

  • Understands and follows all OSHA and Bloodborne Pathogen guidelines

  • Participate in laboratory training programs

  • Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem-solving skills to ensure quality of work

  • Communicates effectively at all levels within the laboratory and with laboratory clients verbally and in writing.

  • Performs all responsibilities with a collegial manner and as a team member

  • Reports to the General Laboratory Supervisor

Education and Experience:

  • Meets all qualifications set forth by CLIA for high complexity testing and any state requirements if they apply.

  • Must have a BS in Biology or equivalent

  • ASCP, AAB, AMT or equivalent certification.'

'Work Remotely * No

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $24.00 - $26.00 per hour


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • 10-hour shift

  • Holidays

  • Weekend availability

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