Medical Technologist, Technical Expert (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-18970
Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Serves as the technical expert and makes decisions in the absence of the Analytical Specialist.
Performs technical duties and serves as a technical expert at the instrument or platform level.
Troubleshoots and resolves technical problems with instruments.
Makes operational decisions in the absence of the Analytical Specialist or Team Leader.
Assists in the evaluation and validation of new products, assays and instrumentation.
Serves as a key operator for all instrumentation within the technical area of responsibility.
Assists in implementation of new testing and new methods, including procedure writing.
Assists with annual procedure manual review and revision.
Interprets specialized testing as appropriate.
In conjunction with the Analytical Specialist, ensures that competency, proficiency testing, quality control and maintenance are completed and reviewed.
Assists Analytical Specialist with inventory management.
Participates in the training of employees.
Member of the Best Practice Committee for their area of responsibility when appropriate.
Meets all the qualifications and performance requirements of the Medical Technologist position.
Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.
The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
This position offers a competitive salary and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) match, tuition reimbursement, and generous PTO. Benefits start on day 1!
At Geisinger, our Medical Technologists (also called Medical Laboratory Scientists) are key team members tasked with completing high-complexity testing.
Education Qualification and Details:
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of an ASCP/NAACLS-accredited Medical Technology program OR;
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP categorical certification OR;
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND at least two years' experience in a role equivalent to that of a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in a clinical laboratory
Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory information systems preferred.
Registry-eligible technologists are encouraged to apply.
To qualify for the tech expert role, you must have at least four (4) years' experience as an medical technologist/medical laboratory scientist.
Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Required)
Minimum of 4 years-Laboratory (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.