Medical Technologist #REQ_00207499

Ochsner Clinic Foundation   Meridian, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 1, 2024
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Ochsner Clinic Foundation seeks Medical Technologists to work in Meridian, MS. 

Job Duties: Receives and prepares specimens according to standard protocols and procedures. Performs laboratory tests and calculations to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs quality control procedures and evaluates test performance and results. Calibrates, maintains and monitors equipment used in analytical determinations. Performs phlebotomy procedures as appropriate. Maintains confidentiality of patient related information. Performs, develops and interprets routine and/or specialized laboratory testing independently without error, within established time frames. Performs, analyzes and records quality control and instrument maintenance/troubleshooting making judgments concerning results, and takes appropriate action necessary to maintain accuracy and precision. Escalates appropriately when results are out of control and ensures adequate documentation of corrective action. Adheres to regulatory compliance guidelines and maintains an awareness of accreditation standards for laboratories by reviewing the most current checklist/standards. Follows safety guidelines, OIG compliance requirements and follows protocol for proficiency testing of samples. Participates in performance improvement opportunities by assisting in the collection and analysis of data and supports business development and cost reduction initiatives by managing supply and reagent inventory. Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Other related duties as required.