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16 Nov 2021

Full-Time Medical Laboratory Technician

Frontline National – Posted by FrontlineLLC Anywhere

Job Description

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (MLT). Contractor personnel shall perform

analyses of biologic and related materials in hospital, environmental, occupational,

epidemiological, toxicological, or research and development laboratories; and teach medical

laboratory sciences.

SPECIFIC TASKS. Contractor personnel shall:

Perform donor registration in the LIS and donor care for allogeneic, autologous, and

therapeutic collections. Perform physical exam and evaluate medical history to determine donor

eligibility.

Understand all immunohematologic procedures required for appropriate donor ABO/Rh

(blood grouping and Rh factor) testing. Comprehend all donor screening test results to maintain

quality of products and their effectiveness. Enter results accurately in LIS.

Perform component collection, processing, manufacturing, and labeling to include the

preparation of red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma, recovered plasma and apheresis platelets, and

plasma.

Store blood and manufactured products under appropriate conditions and quarantine

blood components, if applicable.

Process donor units for transport to 81 MDG Blood Donor Center, as appropriate.

Prepare, receive, and distribute blood product shipments to required destinations.

Consult with the OIC or Technical Supervisor to establish daily requirements for blood

and components.

Troubleshoot equipment and schedule preventative maintenance through the Medical

Equipment Repair Center (MERC) as needed or recommended by the equipment manufacturer

and national regulating agencies. Perform appropriate equipment maintenance.

Adhere to inventory management with unit supply custodian to ensure adequate stock

levels of consumable supplies are available within the blood donor center to minimize waste and

ensure uninterrupted services.

Assist in the follow-up of positive donor notifications IAW regulatory requirements.

Ensure appropriate weekly blood component quota compliance is met and shipped

within the requisite time frame.

Coordinate with supervisor in planning workflow and duty schedules for assigned

section(s).

Maintain records as required by regulatory agencies. Prepare/review reports.

Consult with other medical staff members to verify requirements for effective patient

care.

Perform and interpret clinical laboratory tests in any one or a combination of areas as

described in the following sections of the laboratory when donor center mission permits:

hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, shipping, microbiology, and blood bank. Calculate

test results and notice pertinent details of specimens under microscopic study.

Obtain lab specimens and blood donor units directly from patients/donors by

venipuncture/phlebotomy.

Prepare slides for microscopic analysis, as necessary.

Record test results and file reports in the CHCS and LIS.

Perform records review, labeling, and lot release of all manufacturing records. Review

documentation for completion and compliance with accreditation and licensure requirements;

verify suitability of products released based upon review.

Communicate with the section supervisor, pathologist, or general laboratory

supervisor regarding unusual or abnormal test results.

Assist in proficiency testing, research, evaluation, validation, and implementation of

instrumentation or methodology applicable to the Donor Center/Clinical Laboratory.

Assist in the completion of operating instructions.

Job Categories: Medical Assistant Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 31 days.

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