Quest Diagnostics
Technician Medical I- Roanoke, Virginia
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Location
Roanoke / VA
Employment type
Full-Time
Pay
TBD/year
Job description

Technician Medical I- Roanoke, Virginia - Mon-Fri, 2:30p - 11p with alternating weekends.

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

Basic Purpose:

Performs routine lab tests under the guidance of Medical Technologists and Laboratory Supervisor.  Sets up and monitors automated test procedures. Performs manual procedures requiring judgment.  Uses pre-calibrated and/or automated devices.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test
analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test result;
• Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens; 
• Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures (see department SOPs).
• Review and release test results.
• Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
• Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and all maintenance
performed;
• Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
• Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior
technologist or supervisor.
• Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
• Follow department’s procedure in reporting critical results to
clients.
• If applicable, answer questions from customers or other lab personnel.
• Maintain complete records of all testing performed on-site.
• Maintain general appearance of the department.
• Make sure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates, and if applicable opened dates.
• Review/train on new procedures.
• Attend monthly department and any additional training/educational meetings.
• Participate in all applicable safety training sessions.  Know the location and
contents of the safety manual.  Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
• May perform some moderate-complexity testing with specific on-site training
provided.
• Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and
responsibilities, but rather a general description of the work performed by
this position.

Supervision Exercised:

Qualifications:

Education Preferred:     BS/BA in Chemistry or Biology, or Associates degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or 

Work Experience:     1 - 3 year Clinical experience preferred.

Other:     Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously.

Must interact with other departments.

Contact with clients may be required, good customer service skills important.

Must protect patient confidentiality at all times.

Requisition ID
req28889
About Quest Diagnostics
Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. Quest annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our 45,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives.

Technician Medical I- Roanoke, Virginia

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