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Medical Technologist (MT) - Core Lab - Beavercreek - PT/Days

Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

The Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) is responsible for the performance of laboratory testing and quality control that require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. The MT/MLS understands the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing as well as the technical, procedural, and problem-solving aspects. The technologist has a general comprehension of the many factors that affect health and disease, and recognizes the importance of proper test selection, the numerous causes of discrepant test results (patient and laboratory), deviations of test results and ethics. Under Medical Director supervision, performs a full range of chemical, microbiologic, immunologic, hematologic and immunohematologic laboratory procedures which he/she has been deemed competent to perform. May review work of MLTs, clinical lab assistants and students. Performs waived, moderately complex, and highly complex testing as defined by CLIA. Authorized to perform procedures in all areas trained as documented in the employee records. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

• Performs accurate testing, recognizing abnormal or unusual results. Reports timely results accurately, inwriting, verbally, by fax or computer. Notifies appropriate persons as necessary. Performs and records instrument checks, and quality control. Performs routine equipment maintenance and calibration. Identifies QC issues and initiates proper corrective action. Follows instruction for analyzer operation and reagent preparation. Documents and notifies lab leadership appropriately.

• Demonstrates current knowledge of computer functions and departmental policies and procedures. Actively engages in laboratory communications and staff meetings.

• Properly prepares samples for testing, including proper labeling, specimen preservation and transport and safe handling techniques.

• Demonstrates and understands the appropriate handling and reporting of proficiency samples.

• Notifies appropriate care giver by telephone of critical results and corrected results and documents notification in accordance with policy.

• Organizes and sets priorities to complete work assignments in a timely manner. Able to multitask.

• Teaches procedures for which he/she is deemed competent and evaluates trainees using established forms or examinations. Understands and applies theory of disease process to testing and test results.

• Understands and performs accuracy, precision, and correlation studies for new and/or existing assays.

• Provides assistance in areas such as: work schedules, student and staff training, supply inventory, purchasing, performance improvement, and compliance plan. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program or BS/BA program in related science that meets requirements for certification.

MT (ASCP) or current (ASCP) preferred Other certification equivalent to MT/MLS (ASCP) or ASCP in the categoricalist level in academic and clinical requirements preferred (ASCP) categoricalist certification and a BS or BA in related science ASCP certification to be obtained within one year of hire preferred.


Knowledge and ability to perform testing with accuracy appropriate to the sections in which they work. Knowledge of standardization and quality control theory and ability to troubleshoot without preset criteria. Understanding of safety regulations, regulatory requirements, and statistical methods. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, hospital personnel and physicians.

Requisition Number: 2023-43025

Shift: 12 Hour Shift Days

Name: 401050 - Core Lab

External Company URL:

Street: 3535 Pentagon Blvd

FTE: 40 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 0.50

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