000493

JOB TITLE: Medical Technician, Senior

JOB CODE: 000493

JOB SUMMARY

Perform various chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Set up and conduct test procedures so that quality control criteria are met and repeat any procedure which appears to be out of control.

Observe and interpret data to maintain quality control and to relay accurate information to physicians.

Perform tests for special research projects as assigned and suggest modifications and improvements in techniques and methods.

Make calculations, prepare graphs and assist researchers in data collection.

Maintain accurate records on tests; assure proper labeling of specimens.

Maintain clean and orderly working environments to prevent contamination and accidents.

Maintain and update procedure manual.

Maintain antibiotics for in-vitro testing and order as needed.

Perform billing for lab procedures done.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a related field, and registration as Medical Technologist by appropriate professional society (American Society of Clinical Pathologist; Health, Education and Welfare; American Medical Technology).

EXPERIENCE