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Technologist Medical Sr - Teterboro, NJ in Teterboro, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Teterboro, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm  

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Sr. Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Sr. Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

The Senior Medical Technologist is proficient in all
principle duties of a Medical Technologist I and II.  This Subject Matter
Expert (SME) is responsible for complex laboratory testing and has broad
decision-making authority and independence.  The Senior Med Tech is
required to provide technical direction to staff regarding complex and
non-routine testing and is a source of contact of inquiries from clients or
sales representatives.  The Senior is responsible for investigating and
resolving analytical testing problems and recommending course of action. 
The Senior is responsible for training and development of staff under the
direction of the Supervisor in accordance to the appropriate federal, state and
local guidelines. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrates all characteristics of Med Tech I and II

Applies evidence based criteria to correlate and interpret laboratory testing

Performs clinical validation to optimize laboratory testing as directed

Assumes role of technical subject matter expert by demonstrating problem
solving and troubleshooting instrumentation and assays

Serve as a technical resource for the unit by investigating and resolving
analytical testing problems, recommending a course of action in instances
identified as beyond acceptable limits, and responding to non-routine/complex
inquiries and/or requests from clients and sales representatives.

Assumes role of technical consultant and provides technical direction to team
members regarding all matters of testing

Assumes trainer and SME role in education; designs and implements training
material.  Evaluates technical competencies of team and provides
recommendations for continuing education

Proficient in understanding and interpreting trends and variables when implementing
QC theory and policies

Review requests for validity checks and recommend an appropriate course of
action taking into account the limitations of specimen requirements and the
effects of time and the quality of additional and/or repeat testing.

Expedites the flow of work to maximize productive capacity by evaluating
production systems and recommending enhancements and coordinating the
resolution of production problems/issues involving other laboratory

Review unit activities to ensure compliance with departmental policies and
federal, state, and local regulations.

Competent in most areas within the department

Participates on special project as assigned

Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor


**Qualifications may vary based on individual state

The above statements describe the general nature and level
of work performed by people assigned to this job.  This is not an exhaustive
list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected
to perform.


Education Preferred:      Bachelor of
Science in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry or an Associates degree in
a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology or have previously
qualified as a Technologist under 42 CFR 493. 1433 published in March 14,1990.
If HEW certified, eight years or more in same department. Associates hired
after the standardization date, must have a Bachelor of Science/Arts degree.


Foreign educated candidates must provide a detailed
credential evaluation from IERF (International Education Research Foundation).
United States educated candidates must provide a detailed original transcript.

Work Experience:           
Minimum of five to seven years clinical experience with two years in present

Internal applicants must be in good standing and rated an
Achieves or better during their annual performance appraisal within the last
two years

Physical and Mental:      Indicate
any physical or mental demands that must be met to successfully perform the
principal responsibilities of the position (e.g., routinely lifts 25 pounds,
sitting or standing for prolong periods of time)


•             Must
demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills within department
as well as with other functions within the company and third parties

Must have the ability to establish work priorities for self and others and handle
several procedures simultaneously including troubleshooting instruments and
other problems/issues.

Ability to schedule and manage resources to meet department goals. 

Must protect patient confidentiality at all times.