Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Medical Lab Technician

US-TN-Memphis
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-1710
# of Openings
1
Department
Memphis Lab

Overview

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs analytical testing of patient specimens and assures quality of the results through proper quality measures, training, and demonstrated competencies.

Responsibilities

  • Performs the T-Spot diagnostic laboratory test according to laboratory procedures.
  • Judges whether the results are abnormal/critical and takes appropriate action internally/externally according to laboratory guidelines. Records results of tests with all supporting documentation for clinical interpretation.
  • Performs regularly scheduled quality control, preventative maintenance, calibration of equipment, troubleshooting and repairs according to laboratory guidelines.
  • Trains and teaches laboratory personnel and other clinical staff. Contributes to department continuing education. May observe, guide, verify and check documentation of less experienced lab personnel.
  • Contributes to efficient workflow by taking initiative and filling in as needed.
  • Receives specimens delivered by FedEx and other courier service personnel.   Opens packages, removes contents and dismantles packages.
  • Performs pre-analytical duties as needed, including but not limited to processing specimens, data entry, accessioning, inventory and stocking/preparing supplies
  • Keeps work area neat and tidy.
  • Prints accession labels; prepares racks with labeled conical centrifuge and Leucosep tubes
  • Prepares and labels reagents when first opened. 
  • Fills Leucosep® tubes with Ficoll Paque Plus according to established laboratory procedures.
  • Participates in laboratory staff meetings
  • Scans laboratory requisitions into the Orchard Harvest LIS.
  • Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Work requires the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems
  • Maintains all regulatory standards and Good Laboratory Practices
  • Participates in continuing education including training program expanding scope of knowledge
  • Follows all company safety policies & other safety precautions within work area
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is essential
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

National certification and Tennessee licensure required.

Laboratory Technicians must meet one of the following education requirements:

  • Successful completion of a MLT associate degree program; or
  • An associate degree in a laboratory science and successful completion of an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration in residence and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Medical Laboratory Technician); or
  • An associate degree in a laboratory science that meets specific science requirements: 6 semester hours of chemistry and 6 semester hours of biology for entrance into a medical laboratory technician training program and 3 years of full time clinical laboratory work experience.

      

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