• Medical Technologist

    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/11/2018 10:38 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3215
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    US-MD-Bethesda
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

     

    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Medical Technologist to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

     

    • Performs laboratory testing on Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology specimens
    • i.e. Test analyses; reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
    • Receives and evaluates adequacy of clinical specimens for testing, including specimen identification and integrity.  Processes specimens for testing.
    • Works with staff on specimen processing and test performance of moderate to high complexity tests.
    • Evaluates controls before reporting results to ensure that quality is appropriate.
    • Monitors, troubleshoots, initiates or takes corrective action to maintain quality of reagents, and equipment.
    • Follows the laboratory’s established policies and procedures when test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
    • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; corrects problems or notifies staff; documents all corrective actions taken.
    • Communicates and consults with pertinent medical personnel regarding collection procedures; troubleshoots any problems with the specimen or documentation.
    • Performs and documents all quality control activities, instrument calibrations and maintenance preformed.
    • Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient specimens.
    • Maintains records of instrument failure, troubleshooting and QC.
    • Organizes daily work based on priorities and needs of the laboratory and patients.
    • Performs inventory of reagents and supplies as required.
    • Collaborates with staff to evaluate new techniques; performs comparative studies with older technology; performs evaluations to determine new guidelines.
    • Complies with accrediting and inspections agency requirements participating in activities associated with the laboratory accreditation process.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related discipline.
    • Experience as a generalist in clinical Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology
    • MT (ASCP) preferred.
    • Ability to lift 10 – 30 pounds.
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills

     

     

    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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