Medical Technologist
USHMC Hospital

Job description
Performs special hematological examinations such as hemostasis procedures, reticulocyte count, peripheral blood smear and reviews slides to verify the presence of abnormal cells.
• Performs microscopic examinations and cell count of urine and other body fluids.
• Performs a variety of bacteriological examinations such as Culture and Sensitivity of body fluids and tissue samples, KOH mount to determine the presence of fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms, reads and interprets slides for Gram stain and AFB stain.
• Performs chemistry procedures and immunoassay procedures
• Performs Histopathologic procedures such as routine biopsy, frozen section, Pap’s smear, cytology, FNAB and cellblock.
• Validates and releases laboratory test results accurately within the turnaround time.
• Recognizes and reports abnormal test results and/or the need of additional testing.
• Responsible in interpreting and communicating critical patient results to the Chief Medical Technologist, then to the requesting physician.
• Performs and monitors quality control in the assigned section in the laboratory.
• Initially troubleshoots and maintains laboratory equipment.
• Verifies correctness and accuracy of test results for reporting.
• Strictly follow the laboratory safety guidelines.
• Politely and promptly receives patients in preparation for laboratory procedures.
• Provides reassurance and provides health teaching to patients before the procedure.
• Proactively responds to patient’s needs to provide excellent healthcare.
• Responds to in-person and telephone inquiries from patients, referring laboratories, clinic staff.
• Maintains confidentiality of records
• Follows good laboratory practices.
• May perform complex venipuncture procedures.
• Must be a Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Medical Technologist.
• Must be a board passer.
• Male or Female
• Can work under pressure.
• Willing to work in a shifting hours; willing to work overtime if needed.
• Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment and techniques of medical technology.
• Some knowledge of recent developments in the field of medical technology.
• Basic equipment troubleshooting techniques.
• QC chart interpretation
• Correlation of test results
• Basic phlebotomy techniques
• Laboratory safety guidelines
• New board passers are encouraged to apply.

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