Technologist II

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57808

Position Summary:

 

 

 

General Summary:


Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Division Manager, performs a variety of technical and general duties at an advanced skill level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Functions independently with minimal supervision.


Duties and Responsibilities:



1 Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
2 Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May
operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
3 Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
4 Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
5 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new
products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.
6 Innoculates, cultivates, classifies and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy
and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.
7 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended
recipient.
8 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.
9 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs
coagulation testing.
10 May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.
11 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.
12 Participates in department specific and/or system-wide projects of varying scope and duration.
13 Assists in implementing policies and procedures for department operation.
14 Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

 

 

Required Skills

 

Qualifications:

 

Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree

 

Minimum Experience 2 - 3 years

 

Preferred Experience 3 - 5 years

 

Min Field Of Expertise Medical technology or a related science

 

Req Cert/Registration Experienced certified generalist (e.g., MLS (ASCP), HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP) or

categorical certification (e.g., H(ASCP), M(ASCP), etc.)

 

Physical Demands

Mostly sedentary work

Occasional prolonged standing/walking

Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment

Manual dexterity and mobility

Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

 

Working Conditions

Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens

Exposed to hazards of handling diseased organs and tissues

Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards

Exposed to odorous chemicals/specimens

Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

May be exposed to toxic chemicals

Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases

Subject to cuts from microtome knives

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

Handles emergency or crisis situations

Exposed to hazards of steam and heat

Travel required

May make home visits

Exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

 

Skills: Other Good communication and computer skills

Req Protective Equipment Eye Protection

Face Protection

Lab Coat or Apron

Mask

Non-Sterile Medical Gloves

Sterile Medical Gloves


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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