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Medical Technologist

RWJBarnabas Health
United States, New Jersey, New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place (Show on map)
May 08, 2024
Medical Technologist
Req #: 0000102255

Category: Laboratory and Medical Technologist

Status: Per Diem

Shift: Day

Facility: RWJ New Brunswick

Department: Lab RWJNB

Location:
RWJ - New Brunswick,
ONE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON PLACE, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ 08901

Job Title: Medical Technologist
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Req#: 0000102255
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day
Department name: Lab RWJNB

Job Overview: Clinical laboratory personnel, as members of the health care delivery team, are responsible for assuring reliable and accurate laboratory test results, which contribute to the diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of physiological and pathological conditions in humans. Quality clinical laboratory testing is evidenced by performing the correct test, on the right person, at the right time, producing accurate test results, with the best outcome, in the most cost-effective manner.

Qualifications:
Required:

  • BA/BS Degree in Medical Technology and /or related science.
  • 2 to 3 years clinical laboratory experience.

Preferred:

  • National Certification

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Per Diem
  • Day Shift
  • Variable Days/Hours
  • Alternating weekends and holidays

Essential Functions:

Performs all testing as per standard operating procedures. Performs bench work in all trained areas. Ability to keep up with and maintain desired turn-around times. Serves as a resource person for technical questions and problem resolution. Troubleshoots problem specimens and interacts with medical staff and hospital staff, as necessary.

Assists in training and orienting new lab employees, hospital employees and students .

Quality Control is performed and documented as scheduled in the same manner as patient samples, resolving all QC failures with immediate corrective action, documentation and notification to the supervisor, or designee. Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples and is completed on time and accurately documented.

Ensures integrity and appropriate use of all IT systems. Utilizes the Information Systems and interfaces to accurately enter or modify reacquisitions, enter or edit patient results, enter result or order comments, enter QC results, provide corrective action for QC failure, verify completion of tests assigned to a bench, monitor testing turn-around times and look up results.

Ensures all instruments have been properly calibrated, maintenance procedures performed and scheduled quality control completed and documented prior to analysis of patient samples. Institutes immediate corrective action when performance is unacceptable. Troubleshoots testing issues as applicable. Communicated problems/issues to the supervisor or designee. Ensures the Medical Director or designee are communicated to appropriately, as necessary. Provides oversight of technical operations in the absence of the supervisor, as needed.

Demonstrates leadership skills as evidenced from co-workers and exit interviews of employees.

During stressful or frustrating conditions is able to solve problems and be understanding and supportive of other people.

Accepts constructive feedback and criticism appropriately

Promotes excellence within the section and effectively develops staff

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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