The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) collects and processes specimens following standard procedures, reducing pre-analytical variables and ensuring high quality specimens are used for laboratory testing. Demonstrates competency with a limited scope of laboratory procedures, chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic as well as electrocardiogram and spirometry testing. Monitors quality control information and follows performance guidelines to ensure the efficient delivery of accurate and timely laboratory test results and services. Complies with the requirements and standards of regulating agencies. Actively seeks opportunities to stay up-to-date with information relevant to the section(s).
Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Infant (less than 1 year)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Associate degree in
Medical Lab Technician (MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)
A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire.
|Required||No experience required.|
|Desired||1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory|
|Computer Systems/Software/Applications||operate computer|
|Communication||effectively communicate in technical and lay language|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|General - All Positions||provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization|
|General - All Positions||have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||have positive attitude|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge|
|License and Certifications|
|Desired||Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) (ASCP)
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Static Standing||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Stooping/Bending||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Above Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Lifting - Other||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 0-25|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 50-75|
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|Exposed to infectious diseases.
Required to wear a respirator.
Subject to hazards.
Subject to atmospheric conditions.
Subject to inside environmental conditions.
|Medical Laboratory Technician|
Equal Opportunity Employer