Emory

Medical Technologist / Core Lab

Division
St. Joseph's Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30342
Campus Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department
SJH Lab Core
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
117890
Job Category
Laboratory
Schedule
2p-10:30p
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $28.54/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $38.23/Hr.

Overview

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  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1 
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs 
  • Family-focused benefits  
  • Wellness incentives 
  • Ongoing mentorship, development, and leadership programs  
  • And more

Description

Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to transform health and healing by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. We're seeking a Medical Technologist I with a background in Core Lab specialties. 

 

Shift: 2pm - 10:30pm

 

  • Performs various laboratory tests and procedures while adhering to standard operating procedures on patient specimens to assist in the diagnosis, study and treatment, or prevention of disease.
  • May perform tests including but not limited to standardized and semi-routine biological, chemical, hematological, immunological, immunohematological, microbiological, and serological tests in a research or clinical laboratory.
  • Evaluates the validity of acceptable specimens and test results; compares them to previous results and other laboratory data.
  • In complex cases, evaluates all information and determines whether test results should be released, repeated, or referred to a pathologist.
  • Documents corrective actions taken for out of range test values.
  • May perform venipuncture or capillary puncture to obtain blood specimen.
  • Maintains certification as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or a chemical, physical or biological science.
  • Other bachelor's degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school and science and math coursework meet requirements of certifying agency.
  • Bachelor's degree may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor's degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services.
  • Eligible for certification by one of the following accreditation agencies: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP, MT (AMT), MT (HHS or HEW), MT (AAB), generalist or categorical if applicable.
  • Experience preferred but not required.
  • Certification must be obtained within 18 months of cumulative employment as a medical technologist.

 

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

 

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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