Medical Technologist (Per Diem, Amsterdam, NYOH) - New York Oncology Hematology
The US Oncology Network
May 8, 2018
Amsterdam, New York
Position Summary New York Oncology Hematology is looking for a Medical Technologist to join our growing team. In addition to a rewarding career in world class cancer care, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the Apply Now link.
Assists with performing phlebotomy and collecting appropriate specimens from patients as ordered.
Assures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Assists with special procedures as needed (i.e. bone marrows in the room).
Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens.
Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment.
Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated.
Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators, and reagents.
Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year.
Prepares peripheral blood smear and competently performs complete WBC differential on normal and abnormal smears.
Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment.
Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance.
Processes specimens for send-out testing.
Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor.
Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up.
Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed.
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens.
Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting.
Properly identify and band patients for blood product transfusion.
Processes properly labeled specimens according to local blood bank policy.
Bachelor degree in medical technology or laboratory science. Current state license if required. AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Medical Technologist.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. To apply please click on the Apply Now link.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401 k, paid time off, holiday pay, direct deposit and tuition reimbursement. We are a drug free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required. EOE. Candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.
*HEC The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.