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Medical Technologist II - Transfusion Medicine

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:This position is eligible for our Clinical Laboratory Commitment Incentive of $5,000. To learn more on the incentive program guidelines and eligible positions, visit - -Performs a variety of patient testing in multiple laboratory disciplines and in specialty laboratories, in support of clinical activities in the UNCHCS.The primary purpose of this position is to oversee quality control program to ensure blood component safety and efficacy, provide continuing education and support for the resident/fellow education program, coordinate new employee training and coordinate research and development of new processes, procedures and equipment. The technologist performs review of quality control records, troubleshoots equipment problems and coordinates the repair of various pieces of equipment. This position also performs serological testing on potential transfusion recipients and donor blood, diagnostic analysis and consultation, and modifies and releases blood components for transfusion. This position works with management on the competency assessment program to include evaluation of other technologists, and development of competency assessment checklists and written exams. This position may assist with the proficiency testing program within the service to include distribution, completion by the deadline, peer review and return to CAP.
Responsibilities:
1. Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
2. May serve as a Lead Technologist or Program Manager in areas such as quality control, education, competency, equipment, safety, etc.
3. Monitors daily operation of laboratory section or work area.
4. Participates on teams or performs special projects/assignments
5. Performs non-routine, more complex test procedures including special chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Observes tests and reactions and provides data.
6. Performs quality control and equipment maintenance in the appropriate laboratories.
7. Reports results to healthcare providers. Consults/confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.
8. Reviews test results to ensure accuracy of report and timely correction of errors.
9. Trains new employees. Teaches Clinical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents. Serves as a technical resource.

Other InformationOther information:
Education Requirements:
--- Requires Bachelor's of Science degree.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
--- Requires MLS/MT (ASCP), MT (NCA), or MT (AMT) certification.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Requires two years of experience at the medical laboratory technologist, cytotechnologist, or histotechnologist level.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Transfusion Medicine Service -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Medical Technologist II - Transfusion Medicine, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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