Beaumont Health System Medical Technologist in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Medical Technologist Req #: 30111072 Category: Technologists Technicians Facility: Beaumont Hospital GP Department: Clinical Path GP Blood Bank Schedule: Part time Shift: Midnights Job Details:General Summary:To perform a variety of routine or specialized tests and procedures for use by physicians in diagnosis and treatment of patients in one or more areas of work, such as Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Immunohematology, Histocompatibility, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Pathology, Ancillary Testing, Microbiology and other specialty departments.Essential Duties:- Independently performs routine/completes chemical, hematologic, microscopic, morphologic immunologic, and/or microbiologic procedures involving the use of laboratory instruments or manual techniques maintaining appropriate technical and organizational skills within established turnaround times.- Applies advanced level of knowledge, training, and clinical judgment to: (a) release quality patient test results; (b) evaluate instrument performance and quality control results to determine the accuracy and reliability of all analytical data before it is released; (c) correlate results with other laboratory data and/or disease states; (d) identify technical, instrument, pharmacologic and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Takes action/or develops solutions based on data at hand in collaboration with section supervisor/director.- Standardizes, calibrates, performs preventative maintenance and performs in-depth troubleshooting on laboratory equipment and instruments- Assists in the development and/or design of new test procedures and/or methodologies; participates in the evaluation, correlation, and introduction of new instruments or procedures.- Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of clinical laboratory science to students, residents, and new employees; attends, participates in, and presents department continuing education and in-service training programs.- Participates in various quality assurance and regulatory agency activities in the department, which may include performance of proficiency testing; involvement in TQM/CQI committees; developing and documenting quality assurance monitors; writing and updating of procedure manuals; participation in mandatory personal competency assessment and assistance with administration of section competency testing program.- Provides direction and guidance for questions and/or problems referred by medical laboratory technicians, and other laboratory personnel concerning specimen acceptability, unusual or discrepant results, instrument or method problems, and/or out-of-control situations. Communicates with nurseshysicians/other health care workers and public concerning lab results, procedures, and technology.- Performs other special projects and miscellaneous duties as assigned, including inventory control, reagent preparation, limited venipuncture. Acting as a Team Leader, assumes designated functions of the supervisor in his/her absence according to CAP/CLIA requirements.Standard Qualifications:- Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or a related science (i.e., Biochemistry, Microbiology, etc.)- Successful graduation from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science program; OR- Successful graduation from a Categorical Technologist program (under the auspices of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science program); OR Commensurate laboratory experience as determined by department management, (i.e., successful completion of applicable WBH School of Medical Technology lecture courses and WBH clinical laboratory medical technolog