General Laboratory, Medical Technologist or Medical Technician, Second or Third Shift | Travel |

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Position & Client Overview:

Our client based in New Mexico is in need of Medical Technologists/Medical Laboratory Technicians for their busy second and third shifts in their hospital and reference labs. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience and be certified. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy all the outdoor adventures that New Mexico has to offer.

Job Summary:

Discover the presence or absence of disease and provide data that help physicians determine the best treatment for the patient. Specialty areas of laboratory medicine include clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services, clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Performing testing in any and/or all of the following areas of the lab: clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services (blood bank), clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology, and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.
  • Matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; Maintaining quality results verify and equipment function, troubleshooting, calibrating equipment and monitoring quality control measures and protocols
  • Participating in staff training and educational opportunities; Identifying and communicating abnormal patient conditions reports mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials
  • Contributing to a safe and secure environment, following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Maintaining patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • MT/MLS: Bachelor's degree in science and MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • MLT: Associates degree in science and MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • Three (3) years of experience are preferred yet new grads are encouraged to apply

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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