Medical Technologist (Baton Rouge)

Our full service clinical laboratory has an immediate opening for a full time licensed Medical Technologist (MT) or Technician (MLT). Our facility is a CLIA and COLA-certified laboratory.

This is an opportunity to be actively involved in a specialty lab with continued technical and management career growth. Position offers exciting continual education opportunities with hands on testing.

Applicants must have strong critical thinking skills.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Performs high complexity testing using HPLC-LC/MS/MS Technology.

  • Performs moderate complexity testing in the following departments: Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, and Urinalysis.

  • The ability to confidently assess peripheral blood smears and urine microscopy.

  • Prepares samples according to standard operating procedures.

  • The ability to understand mass spectrometry technology, calibrations, quality control, and patient results.

  • The ability to confidently analyze and report results.

  • Receive and process incoming specimens.

  • Prepare reagents-calibrators and QC.

  • Complies with all laboratory and safety policies.

  • Perform quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting per operating procedures.

  • Assist with inventory control and ordering.

  • Assist with maintaining accreditation requirements.

  • Must be able to work independently, and possess good communication and teamwork skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or other related field
  • MLS/MT/MLT certification (ASCP or other certifying agencies approved by CMS)
  • Licensed in Louisiana as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist
  • One year of clinical laboratory experience
  • Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) experience is preferred

Job Type: Full-Time

Required experience:

  • Clinical Laboratory: 1 year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's