General Summary/Overview:


The Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist is responsible to perform all diagnostic testing and quality controls; prepare reagents; report results according to established policies and procedures; review and oversee moderate to high complexity testing; monitor and maintain computer applications; maintain equipment and supplies and perform other duties as assigned.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Perform routine testing, quality control, calibration, maintenance and proficiency testing in accordance with current laboratory procedures.
  2. Comply with Quality Assurance and Quality Control programs for laboratory. Ensure compliance with established protocols and procedures.
  3. Ensure testing is completed in accurate, safe manner and within established turn-around-times.
  1. Train in all areas of the laboratory including testing, quality control procedures, proficiency testing, calibration procedures, troubleshooting and maintenance procedures. Handling, processing, reporting and maintaining records of patient results must also be included in training. All training will be documented and kept in the employees file.
  2. Document any problems, issues or information that maybe necessary for other testing personnel to be aware in a Communication Log.
  3. Inform the Lab Manager of any problem or issue that affects the reporting of patient results.



  • Associates degree in clinical laboratory science from an accredited educational institution; or a bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution.
  • Highly skilled in analyzing specimens by means of approved testing procedures.
  • Proven record of performing specialized diagnostic and research procedures.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer systems to develop alternative ways to
  • accomplish task.
  • Thorough understanding of interpreting results and relates them to the clinical history of the patient
  • Outstanding organizational abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical technology and instruments’ usage.
  • Effective training, evaluation, and supervision skills.


 Skills and Abilities Required:


Advanced interpersonal skills; high level administrative and organizational skills; advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.  Ability to multi-task, problem solve and use independent judgment.  Strong computer skills and excellent technical troubleshooting skills.  Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures.


Working Conditions:


While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk; stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  May be exposed to various patient conditions including infectious diseases, blood, and bodily fluids. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.