Medical Technologist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist - (Med Tech - MT - CLS)

  • 363310
  • Laboratory
  • 4/12/2018
  • 17100 Euclid Street
  • Fountain Valley, CA
  • 8 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • 04/30/2018
  • Temporary
  • $31.00 - $36.00*
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Medical Technologist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist - (Med Tech - MT - CLS)

SHIFT: 10 pm to 630am with weekends

Required Qualifications

BLOOD BANK / MED TECH - 2+ years of experience and 50 mile radius rule. •Produces complete and accurate laboratory results. •Responds to test requisitions promptly, with attention to patient's name, type of test and time of test. •Disposes of hazardous materials properly, immediately after use, per department guidelines. •Is attentive to record keeping, documentation of work performed and required clerical tasks. •Notifies supervisor of work completion, and reports for additional assignments. •Demonstrates the ability to perform computer functions accurately. •Completes work left from other shifts, and strives to reduce any holdover procedures. Work pending is organized and appropriately left for follow-up. •Demonstrates the ability to coordinate simultaneous functions with complete accuracy. •Demonstrates the flexibility to adjust schedule in response to STAT orders or fluctuations in the workload. •Demonstrates the following skills regarding send out testing. •Demonstrates the ability to accurately, efficiently and safely perform venipuncture and capillary blood removal procedures. Completely conforms to guidelines in blood removal procedures. •Follows up on conflicting or irregular patient problems. •Demonstrates the ability to act as a reference for lab assistant, technician, and medical technologists personnel. •Dates, initials or signs all laboratory documents and computer entries as required; i.e., updating, result review. •Calls all critical or abnormal pre-op patient results promptly. Appropriately documents calls in computer. •Maintains a neat/clean organized work area and keeps working supplies stocked at the bench. •Follows protocol for running and reporting controls. Takes appropriate action in out-of-control discrepant or unexpected test results. Documents as appropriate. •Notifies supervisor of out-of-control, discrepant or unexpected results within expected time frame. •Performs proficiency testing accurately and timely. •Performs maintenance and calibration as scheduled, when asked and within set time frame. Documents as appropriate. •Recognizes and resolves problems, troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment/procedures and uses alternative methods when available. Notifies supervisor of problems as appropriate. •Demonstrates knowledge of medical technology and hospital policy and acts as reference for hospital personnel, physicians and patients. •Demonstrates proficiency in operation of automated instruments, particularly in the area of troubleshooting, calibration and maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications

START DATE: 04/30/2018 for 13 weeks

Facility Location

In this playground of palm trees and year-round sunshine, wedged between snow-capped mountains and sun-kissed beaches, Los Angeles beckons with its laid-back attitude, high-energy fun and urban adventures. This bustling city is a great place to indulge in the California lifestyle, catch soft ocean breezes, explore miles of beautiful sandy beaches, shop to your heart’s content and enjoy all that this West Coast metropolis has to offer.

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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