Medical Lab Technologist
Hagerstown, MD, USA
About the Opportunity – Medical Lab Technician
The Medical Technologist, ASCP performs laboratory procedures in a timely and accurate manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. This position performs functional duties in the Pre-Analytic, Analytic, and Post-Analytic phases in the Laboratory Path of Workflow. May be required to share responsibility to delegate work assignments for self and co-workers in the absence of supervisor or lead. Must comply with the CLIA standards, listed as responsibilities under 42CFR493.1495 for high complexity testing and 42CFR493.1425 for moderate complexity testing personnel.
What This Role Requires:
Education - Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of a Medical Technology program which is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), or Bachelor’s of Science degree in a laboratory related science such as Biology or Chemistry and equivalent training, education, and experience (such as military). OR HEW certification (equivalency due to the CLIA 88 grandfather for HEW / HSS certification). ASCP certification or equivalent nationally recognized MT or MLS ( ASCP) or equivalent categorical certification required (ex: Laboratory Technologist Certification HEW, Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS). Must meet CLIA qualification standards for high complexity testing personnel listed in 42CFR493.1489.
About Meritus Medical Laboratory:
Meritus Medical Laboratory is a full-service clinical laboratory committed to quality, convenience, and reliability. We know that the test results of every specimen represent an individual who is depending on our dedication and expertise.
We serve the four-state region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia. In addition to performing testing for Meritus Medical Center's patients around the clock, we have 7 centers for walk-in customers, including our drive-thru COVID testing center which sees over 500 patients a day.
Our testing expertise includes:
- Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Immunology, Molecular Diagnostics, Parasitology, Virology, Pathology, Cytology, Histology, Transfusion Services
Meritus Medical Laboratory is led by four board-certified pathologists who provide medical and technical support in addition to consultation. The balance of our technical staff is composed of medical technologists and medical laboratory technicians. Specimen collection is facilitated by our staff of 60 phlebotomists, plus a full complement of couriers and registration clerks. Highly trained customer service reps and administrative staff work diligently to provide our clients and patients with the service and results they need and deserve.
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