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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Technologist Blood Bank, Heart and Vascular in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to TRANSFORM HEALTH AND HEALING by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. Emory Medical Laboratory supports the EMORY HEALTHCARE missions of clinical care, education, and research by demonstrating the core values of:

  • EXCELLENCE : in technology and consultative services,

  • CARING : by staff and faculty for those we serve, and

  • INTEGRITY : in our interactions with customers, colleagues, and ourselves.

Description

If you are an experienced Medical Technologist with a background in BLOOD BANK / TRANSFUSION SERVICE , we are looking for you!

Shifts Available: 1st, 10:00AM-6:30PM / 2nd, 3:00PM-11:30PM

  • Performs various laboratory tests and procedures while adhering to standard operating procedures on patient specimens to assist in the diagnosis, study and treatment, or prevention of disease.

  • May perform tests including but not limited to standardized and semi-routine biological, chemical, hematological, immunological, immunohematological, microbiological, and serological tests in a research or clinical laboratory.

  • May serve as key operator for implementation of new equipment and procedures.

  • In complex cases, evaluates all information and determines whether test results should be released, repeated, or referred to a pathologist. Refers abnormal or unexpected results to the appropriate individual(s).

  • May serve on laboratory's safety committee; write and maintain safety and infection control policies and procedures, and ensure correct Safety Data Sheets are maintained.

  • May teach medical technology theory and techniques while providing guidance to lower level technologists; develop teaching plans and student assessment tools; prepare written examinations.

  • May perform venipuncture or capillary puncture to obtain blood specimen.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or a chemical, physical or biological science.

  • Other bachelor's degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school and science and math coursework meet requirements of certifying agency.

  • Bachelor's degree may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor's degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services.

  • Certified by one of the following accreditation agencies: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (HHS or HEW), MT (AAB), generalist or categorical if applicable.

  • Two years experience required.

Medical Technologist I-III, Salary: $25.37 - $53.62/hour

  • The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity.

  • This position is eligible for shift differentials.

Additional Details

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Lab Transfusion Service

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 124661

Job Category Laboratory

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.