Medical Technologist, General Laboratory
Full-Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Days
With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.
- 301 licensed beds
- 25 ICU beds
- 8 step-down beds
- 38 emergency suites
- 2 cath labs
- 1 electrophysiology lab
- 8 LDRP suites
- 205 active and courtesy physicians
- 1,192 employees
Position Summary: Performs routine and complex tests in blood bank, serology-urinalysis, coagulation, chemistry, hematology, and microbiology using various manual and automated approved procedures. Assists technical specialists with technical management of assigned sections.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Previous experience in hospital preferred. Must possess knowledge obtained by formal education, previous experience, or on-the-job training of instruments and quality control methods for those procedures assigned. Must possess knowledge of blood bank, hematology, serology, urinalysis, chemistry, and microbiology obtained by formal education. Must have or acquire the computer skills necessary to perform assigned duties. For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential. Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.
Licensure Requirements: Must be licensed in the State of Tennessee as a medical technologist. Registration with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent preferred.