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Medical Technologist - MT
Ref No.: 18-18575
Location: Bath, New York

1. General job duties, responsibilities, expectations:
Performs, under limited supervision, clinical tests in any area or any combination of areas of specialization, depending on the size and scope of the laboratory activity.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
i-STATS, Medtox drug screen, Clinitek Status, Sophia influenzae testing, Sunquest LIS.

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Meets all requirements of federal and state regulations for an MT, with good organizational and communication skills.

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
Bachelor's Degree with a major in Medical Technology, preferred. Must have a NYSDOE Medical Technologist license or have documentation that an application for a license has been submitted.

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
The employee will be working alone performing stat work only. There is no on-call requirement. Weekends are required as well as Holidays. Number of each is dependent upon position.

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
May be asked to cross train at sister hospital laboratory, four miles away.

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)

9. Dress Code:

10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
Hospital orientation is a two day process. Department training will be performed by another Medical Technologist and overseen by the Laboratory supervisor. Tech will train for all three shifts in case coverage is needed for time off or illness. Training usually is completed in two weeks if experienced utilizing equipment.

Additional Information:
Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital is a small rural hospital with a 6 bed ER, 35 licensed Med/Surg unit and a 120 bed nursing home.