- Falls Church, VA
Laboratory Technologist - WMA - (LABTECH - WMA)
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Job Title Laboratory Technologist - WMA
Job Type Full-time
Location VA US (Primary)
Education 4 Year Degree
The Laboratory Technologist shall perform all laboratory test, analyses, and procedures in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established policies and procedures. The position is responsible for providing accurate and timely laboratory test results that assist with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, utilizing previous technical training along with knowledge of applied quality control and quality assurance. This position reports to the Program Manager.
Work will be performed domestically in the Washington Metropolitan Area (WMA).
This position is notional and contingent upon contract award
Perform proper patient identification procedures.
Perform phlebotomy, to include pediatric phlebotomy and testing, and collect and handle blood specimens.
Perform blunt abdominal trauma testing, urine drug screening, pulmonary function tests, hearing tests and working with audiograms, and vision and color testing.
Perform routine laboratory procedures, including quality control and accurately enter results.
Follow all laboratory (lab) protocols and federal lab laws.
Set up and operate lab and perform equipment maintenance in preparation for specimen testing or processing, to including running lab devices and performing calibration, sample processing, and sample labeling.
Performs duties in a safe manner and follows the corporate safety policy
Participates and supports safety meetings, trainings and goals
Ensures safe operating conditions within area responsibility
Maintains a clean and orderly work area
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care
Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry or related science, or have passed the HEW exam to qualify for Medical Technologist.
Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician certification required.
One year of general lab experience preferred.
Blunt abdominal trauma technician certification.
Chain of custody urine drug screening certification.
Basic computer skills.
A TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.
Knowledge of good laboratory and laboratory safety practices.
Skilled at obtaining body fluids, tissues and other specimens.
Experience performing accurate laboratory testing and recognizes the importance of proper test selection and causes of discrepant results.
Knowledge of testing principles related to routine testing.
Ability to work independently and multitask.
Knowledge of specimen handling, collection techniques, and general lab workflow.
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