The Lab Technologist performs and interprets testing for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. May be directly involved in the collection of some specimens. Use of established procedures and analyze submitted specimens using chemical, macroscopic and microscopic means, including analyzer and manual methods as defined. Additional responsibilities would include assuring the Laboratory's compliance of regulatory agency standards.
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Language Ability:Ability to read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific/trade/technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or regulatory agencies. Ability to speak clearly to patients and staff as well as physicians.Math Ability:Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Reasoning Ability:Ability to solve practical problems and make responsible decisions.Physical Demands:Must be able to remain in a standing position 50% of the time, move about within the work area, access file cabinets, copier and fax machines, walk to transport specimens, communicate, converse and exchange information and move, transport or position a minimum weight of 50 lbs.Working Conditions:Potential exposure to chemicals and communicable diseases and related waste.