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Medical Technologist

Company: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Location: Columbus
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

SCOPE OF POSITION The Critical Care Laboratory (CCL) provides comprehensive, time sensitive laboratory services to patients with a variety of diagnoses and admission/discharge criteria. The CCL utilizes a state of the art total laboratory automation (TLA) system that processes and delivers specimens to automated chemistry, immunochemistry, hematology, and coagulation analyzers. Additional areas of testing in the CCL include specialized coagulation, urinalysis, body fluid, blood gas, rapid molecular, and kit testing. The lab provides training for residents, new staff and medical technology students. The laboratory is staffed 24 hours per day, Sunday through Saturday and services all OSUWMC inpatient areas as well as the University Reference Laboratory and OSU Physician Office testing needs.

POSITION SUMMARY This medical technologist works as part of a dynamic team to perform routine automated and manual procedures, verify and report test requests, troubleshoot analyzers and test methods, review quality control values and results. Technologists deftly handle phone inquiries from both internal and external customers, call critical value results, and problem solve pre-analytical issues. All employees work under the direction of the division directors, manager and lead technologists.
Minimum Education Required
4- Year College Degree or higher is required. Degree must emanate from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory (NAACLS) accredited program or equivalent. *Note that Medical Laboratory Technicians with an Associate of Science from and appropriate program will also be considered with hire into the title of Med Lab Tech- Testing.

Required Qualifications
Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology with ASCP/AMT, MT or MLS Medical Board Certification is required. *Note that board certification is a condition of employment. If not certified, applicant must obtain MLS certification within 1 year of hire, with first board of certification test attempt within the first six months of hire.

Keywords: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Columbus, Ohio

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