at Quest Diagnostics Inc in Portland, Maine, United States
Medical Technician OR Medical Technologist - Portland, ME
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 7pm-7am
3 days 3pm-11pm
*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required
Are you intrigued by the science of the human body? Curious about state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation? Looking to join a Fortune 500 company leading the world in providing diagnostic information services? Quest Diagnostics is now recruiting for technologist positions ranging from entry level to experienced, with a wide range of benefits and training!
Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT employees who work 30+ hours
15 PTO days first year
7 Paid Holidays!
Annual Bonus Opportunity
Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours
Opportunities for career advancement
Perform and report on assigned analytical testsunder the direction of senior personnelin accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) ensuring that applicable quality control requirements are met.
May perform some moderate complexity testing with specific on-site training and oversight.
Actively support and comply with laboratory policies and procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
Adhere to analytical schedules to maintain a turnaround time of resultsincluding STATS or critical results to clients.
Ensure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates and if applicable opened dates.
Perform and document QC analysis to ensure accuracy of clinical data and proper instrument function. Make quality control decisions regarding the disposition of an assay or test.
Responsible for informing supervisory personnel of all problems associated with the proper performance of test procedures.
Report any actual or potential deviation from standard or accepted testing procedures and cooperate fully with any investigation of same.
Review and enter test results into the Laboratory Information System for standardized report to be generated for physician review and interpretation.
Maintain laboratory areas and equipment in a safe,functionaland sanitary condition.
Complete training and competency checklists as appropriate.
Adheres to all established CLIA, HIPAA,OSHAand laboratory safety requirements.
Required to use (a) personal protective equipment, (b) engineering controls and/or (c) work practice controls as directed by management.
Answer questions from clients or other lab personnel, if applicable.
Participate in government or regulatory agency inspections, if needed.
Other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position.
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test result.
Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures.
Review and release test results.
Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior technologist or supervisor.
Previously qualified as a Technologist under 42 CFR 493.1433 publishedinMarch 14, 1990.
Preferred Work Experience:
One (1) to three (3) years of clinical experience preferred.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects: Objects 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally; objects 36 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted or carried and objects over 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
Ability to stand and work at the bench for long periods of time.
Frequent walking and/or standing.
May be required to use a wide variety of manual and automated pipettes and laboratory instruments and apparatuses all of which demand significant manual dexterity.
Basic theoretical and operational job knowledge inclinical testing.
Knowledge of organizational/departmental policies and procedures.
Must be detail-oriented,have the ability towork independently, establish work... For full info follow application link.
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