Job Description & Requirements
Medical Technologist - Clinical Laboratory Scientist - (Med Tech - MT - CLS)
StartDate: 12/20/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1400.00 - 2000.00
Receives, transports, verifies identification, logs, and organizes, gross surgical and cytology specimens received in pathology: May be required to pick up and transport all pathology specimens from laboratory and surgery, verifying specimen identification. Resolves discrepancies. Labels specimens, requisitions, cassettes with surgical accession number, legibly and accurately. Enters accession number, patient and specimen identifiers into computer database. Sends specimens to outside laboratory; accurately completes all associated paperwork. Distributes intra-facility consultations. Assists pathologist in the following: Sets up necessary equipment, supplies and specimens for gross examination; Stores specimens after examination. Disinfects area/ instruments including cryostat. May assist pathologists preparing fetal/infant cadavers and associated paperwork for delivery to fetal pathologists. Maintains wet tissue storage. Stores, rotates and disposes of all wet tissues in accordance with departmental procedures. Disinfects and maintains specimen storage cabinets. Disposes of tissues, decanting formaldehyde per department protocol and following all safety precautions. Assists other staff, as directed, and assists with clerical duties. Receives slides from Regional Lab and distributes slides to pathologist. Verifies accuracy of shipment. Files, including slides. Assists with stocking supplies and proper utilization of supplies. Mailing and distribution of report. According to established facility protocol, conducts daily morgue census. Verifies if autopsy is required; and collects permit chart, etc. as assigned. Properly labels, stores, handles, and disposes reagents and hazardous wastes according to local, State and Federal regulations. This may include recycling or reprocessing of reagents used in the department/unit including neutralization of formaldehyde before disposing. May be assigned to train staff in all non-grossing duties
High School Diploma/GED.
Experience in assisting the pathologist in post-mortem procedures preferred,
Knowledge of pathology/laboratory computer system.
Ability to write concise descriptions of specimens following department protocols.
Completion of college level biology courses preferred.
Knowledge of pathology and cytology medical terminology preferred.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement
About the Facility
Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the award-winning Kaiser Redwood City Medical Center is one of the only hospitals in its area sanctioned for neuroinvasive procedures, and has received America’s Best Hospitals designation by U.S. News & World Report and the Medal of Honor from the Department of Health and Human Services.
With a scenic location on the San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is a place where you can find a balance of both thriving business and industry as well as plenty of entertainment. Towering green trees meet the cool ocean spray in this gorgeous Northern California town where it is easy to get swept away by the city’s natural beauty and relaxing atmosphere.
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:
- Competitive pay rates
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- 401(k) and Flex Spending
- Life Insurance
- Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
- Free Continuing Education
- Free Private Housing
- Refer a friend and earn extra cash!
About the Company
Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.
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