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Medical Laboratory Scientist II (Med Tech)- Core Lab - Full Time Days

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 213372

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

 

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Job Summary

To perform and report various laboratory tests prescribed by physicians.  Has advanced experience and/or laboratory training that gives this candidate the ability (tech skill inventory) to perform this service in multiple sections of the laboratory as assigned.

Job Responsibilities

Provide brief description of four or five separate responsibilities (not tasks or activities):

 

  • Accurately performs routine to moderately complex diagnostic tests or procedures as assigned in multiple laboratory sections (skill inventory) and reports results through appropriate channels. Completes, evaluates and records all appropriate quality controls and quality assurance markers.  Activates troubleshooting procedures when necessary and trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned. Effectively trains others on new methods, technical procedures and practices.
     
  • Assists others (as appropriate based on skill level) with expertise of advance experience and or training (skill inventory) as necessary for laboratory operation.
     
  • Performs preventative/safety maintenance on equipment and maintains a safe, clean and efficient work environment. Takes initiative in problem solving equipment failures to the extent capable. Communicates unresolved issues to supervisor or designee.  Complies with personal protective equipment (PPE) and other laboratory and hospital safety standards 100% of the time. Notifies supervisor of unsafe events.  Responsibly controls and maintains inventory. Trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned.
     
  • Provides professional, courteous and calm customer service to both internal and external customers.  Identifies appropriate resources and sources for re-directed inquiries.  Acts as a reference source for laboratory procedures within their skill inventory as necessary.
     
  • Regularly reviews operational procedure manuals.  Maintains individual annual technical competency assessments.  Actively identifies and pursues learning needs.  Actively participates in departmental and continuing education meetings.  Successfully completes 12 units of approved continuing education activities during evaluation cycle.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors in Medical Technology or other science related fields

Required Experience: One (1) year of experience and a minimal, demonstrated tech skill inventory.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: M.T., (ASCP), (NCA), or related specialty certification.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Exhibits the ability to work with computer programs and computer controlled equipment.

  • Exhibits the ability to handle and interpret data, multitask, and maintains confidential material.

  • Exhibits good laboratory technique and safety practices.
  • Exhibits good communication, technical and organizational skills.

  • Experience and/or training in multiple laboratory section (skill inventory).

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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