This is a contract job opportunity
Position:Associate Medical Technologist MLS or MLT 4674
Location: Austin TX
Schedule:3×12 2nd Shift
Projected duration: 3 months
MLS/MLT certification required; will consider the ASCP certification
The main function of an associate med tech is to perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
A typical associate med tech may work under the supervision of a medical technologist.
Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
Analyze, gather and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs and narratives.
Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating and identifying microorganisms for analysis. May examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.
May conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood and urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases, and enter findings into computer. May conduct blood tests for transfusion purposes and perform blood counts.
May collect blood or tissue samples from patients, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood sample. Skills: Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and manage time. Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases.
Ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
High school diploma or GED required.
Associate’s degree in medical technology or vocational training preferred.
5-7 years experience required.