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Medical Technologist
Boise, ID 83701

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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Description:

Under the supervision of designated Manager, performs diagnostic analytic tests on human body fluids such as blood, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens. Works within clinical laboratories, doctor's offices, reference labs, and within the biotechnology industry.

Available Positions:
Medical Technologist

Job Type:
Contract

Shifts:
8 hr eve

Weekends:
Variable

Location:
Boise, ID

Contract Length:
13 weeks

Contract Specific:
Travel stipends available

Contact Information:
Phone: 541-345-0575
EugeneNurseStaffing@maxhealth.com

Medical Technologist:
Under the supervision of designated Manager, performs diagnostic analytic tests on human body fluids such as blood, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens. Works within clinical laboratories, doctor's offices, reference labs, and within the biotechnology industry.

Responsibilities:
• Performs specimen collection and processing duties as needed or assigned
• Performs routine and special laboratory tests; analyzes human fluid samples on advanced analytical equipment or by using lower-tech analytic techniques available to the clinical laboratory, such as manual white blood cell differentials, bone marrow counts, and analysis via microscopy.
• Monitors, screens, and troubleshoots any analytical device responsible for deriving critical patient information. These tasks include calibrations, quality control, run-by-run assessment, instrument maintenance, statistical control of observed data, and recording of normal operations.
• May troubleshoot, adjust, and/or repair complicated instruments.
Must be able to recognize abnormalities in the equipment and know how to correct them.
• Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action.
• Must be able to recognize any and all factors that could introduce error into the analysis. Such as if a body fluid has potentially been contaminated or collected improperly; rejects substandard specimens to maintain the integrity of the laboratory process.
• Performs quality control tests according to procedure and records data; analyses data and takes corrective action when results are outside of acceptable limits
• Performs common tests such as complete blood count, complete metabolic panel, electrolyte panel, liver function test, urinalysis, prothrombin time, and activated partial thromboplastin time.
• Prepares test reports legibly and according to the standards established by the facility; reviews reports for accuracy and clinical indications.
• Maintains a neat and clean work area; restocks daily supplies as needed; follows all laboratory and facility safety practices.
• Adheres to all Maxim and worksite rules, policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• 2 year experience as a med tech or mlt.
• Experience in all areas of lab.
• Bachelor's degree in science, biology or other related field is strongly preferred and/or required per state regulations.
• Successful completion of a Medical Technologist program that is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education (CAHEA); or equivalent training, education and experience
• At least 1 year of experience in a facility or a related field preferred.
• Successful completion of Maxim Staffing Solutions testing process.
• Current BLS card if required via contract or state requirement.
• Current physical exam, if required by state regulations or contract.
• Current TB test or chest x-ray.
• Successful completion of background screening and hiring process.

Physical work environment requirements:
• May work at off-site facility/ client site
• May be exposed to blood-borne pathogens, chemotherapeutic and toxic chemicals

Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
-401k Program
-Competitive Pay
-Flexible Scheduling
-Direct Deposit
-Free Continuing Education (CE) Program
-Positive Work Environment and Friendly Staff Bonuses
-Travel Benefits (as applicable)
-24 hour on- call service

Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we’re known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.

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