Sweetwater, TN
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TITLE: Medical Technologist, MLT(ASCP) or MT(ASCP)
LOCATION: Sweetwater, TN
 
Are you considering a career change? Would you like to work in a facility where you make a difference in patient outcomes and be part of a team?
How about living in a small town conveniently located in southeast Tennessee, a short drive from both Knoxville and Chattanooga with easy access to I-75 and a few large lakes.
The area offers numerous outdoor activities and a quaint downtown area. Please continue to review then.
Summary:
The Medical Technologist performs various clinical laboratory tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases by following procedures and operating equipment as directed.
The MT/MLT also performs and records test results, quality control and performs preventative maintenance on instruments. As needed, the MT/MLT will help prepare tissue for the pathologist.
Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
-Performs common testing procedures and reports test results.
-Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
-Performs quality control testing.
-Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
-Labels, processes and delivers specimens for testing.
-Collects blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques.
-Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
-Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:
Looking for someone with ASCP certification and will consider new grads.
Must be an MLT(ASCP) or MT(ASCP).
TN Med Tech license is required.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
Facility is a multi campus 175+ bed acute care, skilled and long term care facility.
There are 2 open positions:
Evening shift(3-11pm) during the week and every other weekend.
Nights(7p-7a) including every other weekend.
The range is between 40K-75k depending on experience and if MT or MLT. Shift diffs are between $1.50hr-$2.50hr plus an additional weekend shift diff.
The facility offers a great benefit package and relocation/sign-on is offered.
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