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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA ED09L Medical Lab Tech Lancaster Chester - 90% Nights 7p-7a in Lancaster, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Job Summary/Purpose :

Performs routine and specialized moderate and high complexity laboratory tests on all types of blood and body fluid specimens under minimal supervision. Insures accurate and reliable test results by adhering to a strict quality control program. Performs instrument function checks and preventative maintenance procedures according to department’s policies and procedures. Maintains records and statistical data according to regulative requirements. Teaches new employees and students laboratory policies and procedures. Collects chain of custody urine drug screens as required. Assists as needed in all laboratory areas as required to maintain appropriate patient care. Assists in covering other shifts when necessary.

Minimum Training and Education:

Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience in the medical laboratory. Must meet qualification requirements for testing personnel set forth in Title 42, Sec. 493.1489, CLIA.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

MLT(ASCP) or equivalent, CPR

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to kneel. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands. (Continuous) Must possess good grip strength. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry up to 35 lbs., unassisted. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead up to 25 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 50 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to push and pull wheeled carts/trucks that weigh up to and in excess of 200lbs to various locations in the hospital. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors under all weather and temperature conditions. (Infrequent) Must possess good olfactory senses. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined close quarters. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined cramped quarters. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to match and discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex free environment. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts/weekends. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification. (Infrequent) May be required to operate recycling packer. (Infrequent) Ability to use hand/pallet jacks. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. (Infrequent)

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