Top Medical Technologist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Medical Technologist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Medical Technologist resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Medical Technologist resumes contained Clinical Chemistry as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Medical Technologist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Medical Technologist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Clinical Chemistry

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Here's how Clinical Chemistry is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Perform variety of laboratory tests in Hematology, Clinical Microscopy, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology, Serology and Blood Bank.
  • Performed clinical laboratory procedures, releases data to medical providers and trains personnel in the Clinical Chemistry Group.
  • Conducted microbiology, clinical chemistry, hematology, coagulation and urinalysis testing on a variety of clinical samples.
  • Prepared CAP Checklists for upcoming inspection in Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology as assigned by the Chemistry Department Supervisor.
  • Performed all phases of specimen analysis for MSKCC's clinical chemistry laboratory, including calibrations and quality control.
  • Performed testing and reporting in clinical chemistry, serology, hematology, coagulation, urine/body fluid analyses.
  • Administer all aspects of specimen processing, integrity evaluation, result interpretation, and clinical chemistry.
  • Volunteered to give orientation lectures and instruct Medical Technology students in clinical chemistry and special chemistry.
  • Perform complex clinical chemistry, hematological, immunologic, microscopic and bacteriological test.
  • Perform clinical chemistry, hematology, and coagulation testing on laboratory specimen.
  • Performed routine tests in Hematology, Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Microscopy.
  • Performed clinical chemistry tests in fast-paced, high-volume automated chemistry department.
  • Learned and became expert in various clinical chemistry procedures and automation.
  • Conducted a full range of laboratory testing specific to clinical chemistry.
  • Collected samples for microbiological, hematological and clinical chemistry tests.
  • Performed laboratory testing in all areas of the Clinical Chemistry laboratory
  • Worked as a medical technologist (clinical chemistry specialization).
  • Developed and revised 20 clinical chemistry testing policies.
  • Performed and interpreted laboratory testing in clinical chemistry.
  • Executed clinical chemistry tests on various chemistry analyzers.

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2. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed rabies testing and water quality controls for the region* Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems.
  • Maintained and operated lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems to maximize efficiency and minimize down time.
  • Performed laboratory tests: chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic procedures using special lab equipment.
  • Performed calibration and maintenance on a variety of laboratory instruments and lab equipment.
  • Operated, calibrated and maintained lab equipment and followed quality control protocols.
  • Maintained and calibrated lab equipment and documented quality control data.
  • Maintained lab equipment and researched solutions to troubleshoot instrument problems.
  • Performed preventative/corrective maintenance including calibration of lab equipment and instruments.
  • Participated in purchasing decisions for instruments and lab equipment.
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot and resolved instrument problems.
  • Completed preventive maintenance and troubleshooting on lab equipment.
  • Performed routine troubleshooting and repair of lab equipment
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems.
  • Conducted quality control and maintenance of lab equipment
  • Performed stat and routine testing on a variety of specimens, while maintaining lab equipment, troubleshooting and resolving instrument problems.
  • Maintain the performance, organization, and sanitation of the lab equipment, analyzers, and work area.
  • Performed maintenance on lab equipment, instruments and work area as per industrial and departmental standards.
  • Calibrated lab instruments at beginning of shift and conduct regular maintenance on all lab equipment.
  • Perform quality control and maintenance on compatibility lab equipment, components, reagents, etc.
  • Set up, maintained, calibrated, cleaned, and tested sterility of lab equipment.

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3. Hematology

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Here's how Hematology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed routine and specialized hematology/coagulation/chemistry testing.
  • Executed and analyzed tests in areas including hematology, coagulation and special hematology to aid physicians in diagnosing and treating disease.
  • Executed clinical laboratory tests in Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, and Blood Bank departments by standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Co-managed hematology/oncology laboratory in physician office performing Quality Control and Assurance and analysis of blood and body fluid specimens.
  • Do review of Procedures Manual in Hematology and Coagulation and make necessary revisions in the absence of Hematology Technical Specialist
  • Collected and prepared specimens and performed laboratory procedures used in the treatment and diagnosis of oncology and hematology disorders.
  • Performed lab tests on blood and bodily fluids in hematology, Chemistry and coagulation Interpreted critical results to physicians
  • Provided transfusion support for pediatric hematology/oncology and sickle cell patients as inpatients and in an outpatient treatment center.
  • Perform clinical laboratory testing in each of the following defined laboratory sections: Chemistry, and Hematology.
  • Ensured compliance issues were under control and identifying laboratory errors for quality control in the hematology area.
  • Performed laboratory testing of blood and other fluid samples including hematology, coagulation, and special hematology.
  • Performed clinical laboratory testing including chemistry, hematology, coagulation, clinical microscopy and blood bank.
  • Performed laboratory testing, reporting, quality control and preventative instrumentation maintenance in hematology and chemistry
  • Work evenings, days on weekends -Responsible for operating complex instrumentation in hematology and chemistry.
  • Perform laboratory analysis in the department of chemistry, hematology, blood bank and microbiology.
  • Automated and manual analysis for chemistry, hematology, and transfusion service; extensive microscope use
  • Operated Cell-Dyne Hematology analyzer, performed manual differentials, and cytology of various fluids.
  • General technologist with primary focus on hematology in children's cancer center and outpatient.
  • Served as Hematology Technologist, Hematology Charge Tech., then Hematology Supervisor.
  • Conducted all phases of oncology manual and automated hematology and chemistry testing.

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4. Urinalysis

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Here's how Urinalysis is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed complete routine Hematology/Coagulation/Urinalysis testing.
  • Performed laboratory test to corporal fluids applying analysis fields like biochemistry, microbiology, hematology, immunology, urinalysis and blood bank
  • Performed a variety of general laboratory tests in the fields of hematology, chemistry, toxicology, endocrinology, and urinalysis.
  • Bench Technologist for Core Laboratory which includes hematology, urinalysis, automated chemistry, toxicology, coagulation and bacteriology set up.
  • Performed clinical laboratory testing in all areas of the laboratory including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, and blood bank departments.
  • Execute and analyze tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, toxicology and urinalysis in a fast-paced high volume reference laboratory.
  • Conducted mass CBC and Urinalysis testing along with various other Hematology and Coagulation testing in a reference laboratory setting.
  • Analyzed patient samples and reported results in various departments throughout The general laboratory including Chemistry, Hematology and Urinalysis.
  • Perform laboratory testing and analysis in microbiology, chemistry, toxicology, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis and immunology.
  • Performed stat and routine tests in clinic laboratory responsible for urinalysis, hematology, microbiology and chemistry testing.
  • Managed small lab for physicians' office performing basic laboratory test in hematology, urinalysis and chemistry.
  • Performed high complexity testing in Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology, Urinalysis, and Coagulation.
  • Analyze, interpret and evaluate laboratory tests in Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Coagulation and Urinalysis.
  • Performed manual and automated laboratory tests in Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Blood Bank, and Urinalysis
  • Performed clinical laboratory testing pertinent to chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, toxicology, & TDM.
  • Conducted Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis and Blood Bank testing in a teaching hospital laboratory setting.
  • Performed hematology lab testings through instruments, manual differential readings, urinalysis, coagulation testings.
  • Performed linearity, and verification studies on instruments in Hematology, Chemistry and Urinalysis Labs.
  • Analyzed and reported tests in areas including microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation.
  • Worked as a technologist in hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, and special hematology.

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5. Microbiology

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Here's how Microbiology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed medical/laboratory procedures in all departments including microbiology, chemistry, blood bank, hematology, urinalysis, and immunology.
  • Managed and performed a variety of third shift Generalist responsibilities encompassing: chemistry, microbiology, hematology, and blood bank
  • Performed diagnostic tests and analysis of clinical hematology, microbiology, chemistry, immunology and blood banking samples.
  • Worked as a generalist in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry and a limited amount of microbiology.
  • Guided several departments; biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, and hematology in designing and developing projects.
  • Performed routine and special laboratory examination in chemistry, hematology, microscopy, cytology and microbiology.
  • General laboratory testing in chemistry, urinalysis, hematology, blood bank, microbiology and coagulation.
  • Worked primarily in Hematology and Microbiology but also covered in Chemistry and Blood Bank as needed.
  • Worked in microbiology lab assisting in specimen preparation and providing information to physicians needing preliminary results.
  • General Medical Technologist in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, microbiology, and blood bank departments
  • Executed/analyzed tests in the following areas: chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and microbiology.
  • Performed full service hematology, coagulation and microbiology procedures in high volume reference laboratory.
  • Performed clinical laboratory testing in Microbiology and the General lab at a Trauma Center.
  • Perform Virology, Microbiology and Molecular specimen processing, rapid testing and culture set-up.
  • Performed all phases of Clinical Microbiology as a temporary Medical Technologist during hospital-wide staff strike
  • Perform assign tests in microbiology section of lab according to established procedure and guideline.
  • Performed routine clinical laboratory testing in chemistry, hematology, coagulation, and microbiology.
  • Assigned in Hematology and Coagulation, Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Clinical Microscopy.
  • Specialized in Microbiology, Acting Supervisor during Supervisor Absence, Acquired extensive computer experience
  • Trained and efficient in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis Microbiology and Coagulation benches.

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6. Blood Bank

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Here's how Blood Bank is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Provided accuracy in emergency laboratory testing, also developed blood bank experience to supply the needs of Cardiology department.
  • Performed calibrations and calibration verification of test procedures in Hematology, Blood Bank, Urinalysis and chemistry Departments.
  • Interpreted different blood bank antigen/antibody reactions in order to determine the acceptability of cross-matches using tube technology.
  • Performed generalist functions including blood banking with oversight of laboratory equipment and quality control compliance.
  • Lead Technologist responsible for laboratory services provided in the Hematology/Coagulation and Blood Bank Departments.
  • Managed hematology and blood bank departments in a 100-bed hospital medical laboratory.
  • Performed general medical technologist duties in Blood Bank, Hematology and Chemistry.
  • Performed routine verification and maintenance on Blood Bank equipment.
  • Performed generalist duties, including blood banking responsibilities.
  • Returned to LDSH working in blood bank where we did donor processing, and clinical patient testing for compatibility and transfusion.
  • Port Arthur I am working mainly in Chemistry as the (Chemistry Supervisor) and Blood Bank departments in the laboratory.
  • BLOOD BANK Perform/s: Compatibility testing using DIAMED gel technology, Incompatibility testing of Du variant to confirm Rh negativity.
  • Performed routine/stat testing in areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, blood bank, and miscellaneous testing.
  • Worked in Blood Bank performing test on ProVue and by tube, identified any unexpected antibodies, and issued units.
  • Work as a Generalist in all areas of the clinical laboratory including Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank and Microbiology.
  • Performed complex as well as routine blood bank procedures in a hospital blood bank with a level one trauma center.
  • Performed all the required testing in Hematology, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Chemistry, and Microbiology with accuracy.
  • Worked third shift in rotation of chemistry, blood bank, and began training other departments as a floater.
  • Worked as a Medical Technologist is all aspects of the clinical laboratory including Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank,
  • Blood Bank duties: keeping files current, reviewing patient information, & ensuring regulations & procedures were followed.

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7. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed the routine analysis of laboratory specimens and subsequent result reporting according to laboratory protocol and procedures.
  • Perform duties in the laboratory including receiving, identifying, processing and entering results for laboratory specimens.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and exercised wise decision-making skills through testing and reporting of laboratory specimens.
  • Received laboratory specimens and prepared them for identification by inoculating them on the correct medium.
  • Maintained equipment calibration logs, performed quality assurance testing on all laboratory specimens and equipment.
  • Performed positive patient identification and collection of various laboratory specimens on inpatients and outpatients.
  • Received and processed and analyzed laboratory specimens including blood, urine and body fluids.
  • Operated and maintained computer-controlled analyzers used in quantitative or qualitative analysis of laboratory specimens.
  • Prioritize and process multiple laboratory specimens in a fast paced and/or steady environment.
  • Tested stat and routine laboratory specimens accurately following OSHA and GMP guidelines.
  • Analyze clinical laboratory specimens following the standard methods and procedures.
  • Performed analyses of clinical laboratory specimens in chemistry and endocrinology.
  • Do collections of laboratory specimens and preparation of reagents.
  • Analyze laboratory specimens to detect abnormalities or other problems.
  • Obtained and analyzed laboratory specimens in full-service hospital laboratory.
  • Performed high complexity testing on clinical laboratory specimens.
  • Follow established guidelines for laboratory specimens.
  • Collected laboratory specimens from the patients.
  • Received and delivered laboratory specimens.
  • Managed the collection, processing, testing and reporting of all laboratory specimens and procedures while covering the Baylor shift.

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8. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Satisfied daily patient schedule by efficiently practicing phlebotomy and assisted with physician bone marrow biopsy procedures when needed.
  • Performed all hospital laboratory duties to include phlebotomy, conducted diagnostic laboratory tests, reporting results to physicians.
  • Assigned to work as a laboratory generalist, performing duties on all laboratory departments including histology and phlebotomy.
  • Second assignment was in Alaska in a small hospital laboratory, requiring phlebotomy and general laboratory skills.
  • Performed routine collection of phlebotomy, urine, fecal materials and other bodily secretions for laboratory examination.
  • Trained and monitored phlebotomy personnel, assessed levels of competency by developing checklists and counseled as needed.
  • Trained and provided orientation in phlebotomy and other specimen collection procedures and maintained data in automated systems.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures on adult and pediatric patients according to the Standards and Safety Operational Procedures.
  • Worked closely with Oncologists in clinic performing phlebotomy and hematology analysis for oncology patients on chemotherapy.
  • Blood Banking specialist who analyzed blood chemistry, hematology, microbiology, and phlebotomy.
  • Supervised and trained phlebotomy students on blood collection, specimen processing and specimen transportation.
  • Performed phlebotomy, quantitative, qualitative and subjective lab procedures by manual and automated methods
  • Disinfected phlebotomy and laboratory areas and disposed of wastes in the designated bio-hazard containers.
  • Performed all duties related to phlebotomy, hematology, and clinical chemistry analysis
  • Performed Phlebotomy on inpatient and outpatient, properly labeled and handled specimens.
  • Interacted with patients with diverse physical and emotion needs during phlebotomy procedures.
  • Worked all areas of main laboratory testing specimens and performing phlebotomy.
  • Co-coordinated medical office laboratory and performed in-office patient testing and phlebotomy.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures on inpatients as well as the outpatient laboratory.
  • Assist with phlebotomy/specimen processing as required to include workplace drug testing.

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9. Serology

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Here's how Serology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Demonstrated job knowledge mastery with unit-specific competency in Microbiology/Serology.
  • Perform laboratory specimen analysis and testing in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, Transfusion Medicine, and Microbiology.
  • Provided generalist coverage as a Medical Technologist for all laboratory departments including Hematology, Microbiology, Serology, Urinalysis and Chemistry.
  • Worked full-time as an evening/night shift generalist rotating through hematology, urinalysis, serology, chemistry, blood bank and microbiology.
  • Cross-trained in all areas of the Clinical Laboratory: Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Serology, Urinalysis and Microbiology.
  • Conducted specialized clinical procedures for Bacteriology, Mycology and Serology areas testing antibiotic sensibility, fluorescence and identifying bacteria pathogens.
  • Perform clinical laboratory tests pertinent to hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, microbiology, immunology, blood bank.
  • Direct participation on proficiency testing programs on hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, blood bank, serology, and bacteriology.
  • Performed Microbiology, Hematology, Serology, Urinalysis, Coagulation and Chemistry testing in a small reference laboratory setting.
  • Executed and analyzed tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology, blood bank and microbiology.
  • Served as rotational general laboratory technician urinalysis, serology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology and shipping.
  • Carried out clinical laboratory tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology, immunology and coagulation.
  • Performed laboratory testing in chemistry, hematology, microscopy, serology, histology, bacteriology and blood bank.
  • Perform wide array of laboratory testing encompassing Urinalysis, Hematology, Coagulation, Special Coagulation and select Serology.
  • Performed various serology tests including HIV screening and confirmation, HIV viral load determination and therapeutic drug monitoring.
  • Maintained inventory for Chemistry and Immunology/Serology area of the laboratory, and ordered the supplies and reagents needed.
  • Performed various laboratory testing in the departments of Chemistry, Hematology, Toxicology, Serology and Urinalysis.
  • Supported Laboratory Director with Hematology, Blood Bank, Microbiology and Serology with a specialization in Chemistry.
  • Work performed includes Chemistry, Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, Immunology, Serology, and Urinalysis.
  • Performed Maintenance and troubling shooting on Laboratory Analyzers in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Serology.

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10. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Tested various standard software products; setup/documented many test cases.

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11. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Perform required QC procedures and preventive maintenance, including corrective action and documentation, for all procedures and instrumentation.
  • Performed daily QC on analyzers in chemistry and hematology areas to maintain precision and accuracy with results.
  • Ensured compliance with government requirements, hospital policies and laboratory procedures, including QC/QA protocols.
  • Performed patient testing (Generalist) *Performed instrument maintenance *Performed specimen collection *Performed QC/QA functions
  • Performed QC monitoring, assays and/or instruments troubleshooting and other laboratory standards compliance.
  • Conduct necessary quality control (QC) procedures to maintain quality laboratory operations.
  • Performed and evaluated QC, maintain inventory, preventative maintenance and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Verified alignment with laboratory protocols and QC standards; validated blood-testing integrity.
  • Prepared and validated laboratory reagents and controls per QC specifications and procedures.
  • Maintained QC records and performed routine daily/weekly maintenance on instruments.
  • Maintain and monitor QC for chemistry and hematology analyzers.
  • Instituted and evaluated QC against established measurable data.
  • Performed daily QC on Hematology and Urinalysis analyzers.
  • Initiated quarterly interoffice abnormal manual differential QC.
  • Maintained QC documentation for chemistry laboratory.
  • Performed QC on laboratory instruments.
  • Adhere to quality control/assurance (QC/QA) policies, documenting all QC/QA activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • Blood Bank - Type and x-match, antibody screen, antibody identification, blood and blood product - Processing QC reports.
  • Make sure all documents are signed and that all QC is performed on time in the lab and review QC Deviations.
  • Tested blood/tissue compatibility, processed samples, issued blood/tissue products, and performed daily quality control (QC) of equipment.

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12. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Demonstrated forward-thinking initiative to amplify patient care by counseling physicians and nurses regarding the selection of proper lab testing and specimens.
  • Provided accurate reporting of laboratory results to ensure continuity of patient care by demonstrating computer, communication, and documentation skills.
  • Performed diagnostic laboratory tests on gynecological and obstetrical patients in physicians' office laboratory to enhance patient care and treatment.
  • Organized the medical environment, performed and directed support activities in patient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters.
  • Assisted medical personnel in diagnosing and treating illnesses based on laboratory data to assist with decision-making and optimizing patient care.
  • Perform all aspects of patient care in a laboratory environment that optimizes patient safety with minimal medical/health care errors.
  • Supervised the provision of patient care, monitored physiological measurements, performed treatment, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures.
  • Supervised staff of seven or more to ensure outstanding patient care and collaborated with Senior Administrator to distribute responsibilities.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of evidence-based process improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and cost of patient care.
  • Clarified laboratory issues to proactively assist laboratories toward improving performance and patient care while meeting accreditation requirements.
  • Promote positive teamwork and workplace environment also cohesiveness in the clinic to smoothly facilitate patient care.
  • Developed and implemented policy/procedure improvements that optimized budget performance while improving patient care and safety.
  • Maintained quality control and quality assurance monitors to promote patient care initiatives and compliance readiness.
  • Report on all patient care to qualified medical personal upon arrival at medical facility.
  • Organized medical environment, directed and supported actions for responding to patient care situations.
  • Organized the medical environment and performed support activities for in-patient care and contingency operations.
  • Received 2 performance awards in recognition of exceptional performance related to patient care.
  • Communicated critical values or other issues impacting patient care to patient caregivers.
  • Provided patient care in emergency and disaster environments including contingency operations.
  • Provided worldwide in-flight patient care to and from overseas military installations.

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13. Body Fluids

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Here's how Body Fluids is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Conducted hematological and chemical examinations on blood and other body fluids in order to detect and identify communicable diseases.
  • Perform complex laboratory tests and procedures on blood and other body fluids in Chemistry and Hematology respectively.
  • Performed analysis of blood and body fluids using highly technical equipment; performing many tasks simultaneously.
  • Performed chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids.
  • Automated and manual immunological analysis and interpretation of patient blood and other body fluids specimens.
  • Performed all duties of a clinical laboratory technologist including analysis of blood and body fluids.
  • Prepare blood samples and body fluids for examination using automated equipment and specialized instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in abnormal differentials and body fluids while working closely with Pathology residents.
  • Perform high complexity analysis on blood and other body fluids in accordance with laboratory protocols
  • Performed laboratory testing on various body fluids utilizing manual and instrument assisted methods.
  • Performed biochemistry analysis on blood and body fluids using automated instruments.
  • Perform hematology supervisory review for body fluids and manual differentials.
  • Performed chemical, hematologic and microscopic analysis on body fluids.
  • Performed requisitioning, distribution and analysis of body fluids4.
  • Performed and interpreted urinalysis and body fluids analysis
  • Analyzed body fluids and performed microscopic analysis.
  • Conducted chemical analysis of body fluids.
  • Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, stool to determine presence of normal or abnormal components.
  • Received, evaluated and processed specimens from blood and other body fluids collected from patients, and prepared specimens for testing.
  • Worked independently on second shift to efficiently process bone marrow, peripheral blood, body fluids, and surgical specimens.

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14. Stat

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Here's how Stat is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed medical examinations of base personnel, ensured base-wide medical stats were current, and supervised assigned troops.
  • Lead data management programs and coordinated among departments to ensure all statistical reports were timely and accurate.
  • Administered medications and treatments according to physician s orders and delivered shift reports on status of residents
  • Review and follow current literature to maintain state-of-art-methodology and technologies in the Clinical Lab field.
  • Conducted primarily stat laboratory tests on highly automated and computerized instruments in a trauma center.
  • Participated in evaluation and parallel studies of new instrumentation involving data collection and statistical analysis.
  • Perform audits of temperature monitoring devices to maintain compliance with mandated state and federal regulations.
  • Assisted with Missouri State and National Paramedic Board certification practical exams testing stations.
  • Monitored status of all reagents ensuring they were prepared/handled according to procedures.
  • Delivered medication to various nursing stations and different areas within the hospital.
  • Documented patient's clinical status and nursing activities in electronic medical charts.
  • Participated in preparing personnel and laboratory for state and OSHA inspections.
  • Administer medication to residents following proper state/facility guide lines.
  • Performed drug screens and operated emergency room stat laboratory.
  • Created a Virology Statistics document that tracks respiratory pathogens.
  • Studied for and obtained all Pennsylvania State Certifications required.
  • Performed medical testing on biological specimens in STAT situations.
  • Maintained inventory of medical supplies and organized work stations.
  • Participated in CAP proficiency testing and state inspection preparation.
  • Perform stat procedures within established turnaround time targets.

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15. Antibody Identification

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Here's how Antibody Identification is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Blood banking using ECHO and tube methods for determination of blood typing, antibody identification and transfusion compatibility testing.
  • Performed all types of transfusion related work, from Kleihauer-Betke and multiple antibody identification to donor processing.
  • Type and screens, compatibility testing, antibody work-ups, collecting and processing specimens, antibody Identifications.
  • Perform routine blood bank testing procedures including type and screens, compatibility testing, and antibody identification.
  • Performed antibody identification when necessary and other duties such as washing and splitting units.
  • Performed Transfusion Medicine tests, component preparation, and reference lab antibody identification.
  • Performed compatibility testing, antibody identification and component preparation for patient use.
  • Completed blood typing, antibody screening, and antibody identification procedures.
  • Resolve antibody identifications, and identify blood products suitable for transfusion.
  • Performed antibody identification, compatibility testing and consultations for regional hospitals.
  • Perform ABO-RH identification and antibody identification through standard blood bank techniques.
  • Test for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification.
  • Review all antibody identifications and perform additional test if necessary.
  • Performed antibody identification and cross-matched units of blood for transfusions.
  • Performed antibody identification testing and transfusion reaction investigation procedure.
  • Perform antibody identifications utilizing both tube and gel technology.
  • Perform general blood bank duties including antibody identification.
  • Performed antibody identification by tube and gel panels.
  • Performed antibody identification utilizing frozen cell trays.
  • Send out samples for antibody identification.

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16. Medical Technician

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Here's how Medical Technician is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Achieved Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician Certification.
  • Furnished service members with education and training required to comprehend, evaluated and applied information relevant to Basic Medical Technician role.
  • Served as Diving Medical Technician during the execution of six Master Diver evaluations assisting 20 candidates in achieving their qualifications.
  • Assembled and operated therapeutic equipment, managed supplies and maintained Basic Life Support and Emergency Medical Technician certificates and training.
  • Received certificates for leadership and certified emergency medical technician on ambulance from the National Registry Of Emergency Medical Technicians.
  • Provided basic medical treatment to include minor excision and suture procedures* Assisted providers and medical technicians with Spanish language interpretation
  • Educated 12 medical technician trainees on modular ambulance protocols for in-flight emergencies; improved staff emergency response preparedness.
  • Supervised 10 medical technicians to include daily operations, patient awareness, continuing education and career progression.
  • Developed Medical Staging and Medical Health Technician training programs for newly hired dental liaisons and medical technicians.
  • Supervised active duty medical technicians, three civilian health care service managers and one paraprofessional.
  • Guided Medical Technicians to compliance with mandatory Emergency Medical Technician certification and continuing education requirements.
  • Maintained Basic Life Support and National Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certifications.
  • Shift leader; supervise 10 medical technicians in executing daily operations and technician scheduling.
  • Performed as primary medical technician, also fulfilling laboratory, and radiology role.
  • Provide medical training to emergency medical technician and self-aid buddy care.
  • Perform patient interventions within the scope of emergency medical technician.
  • Created In-service training for 25 medical technicians on electrocardiogram techniques.
  • Functioned as a replacement for active duty medical technicians deployed.
  • Served as dining supervisor, caregiver and medical technician.
  • Lead medical technician for dementia unit and supervised nursing assistants

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17. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Garnered recognition for expediently opening the airway and monitoring patient vital signs as an emergency intervention.
  • Attained vital signs, medical history and reviewed medical documentation.
  • Conducted developmental assessment exams and took vital signs.
  • Processed donor vital signs and administered health assessments.
  • Measurements/recorded of monthly and daily vital signs.
  • Performed back office procedures such as room preparation, patient charting, vital signs, and assisting the physician with examinations.
  • Gather all necessary patient information including vital signs, medical history, and preparing for any procedures the medical physician requires.
  • Performed medical services including 12 lead EKG's, medical screening, vital signs, urine collection, and blood collection.
  • Care of assisted living residents to include wound dressing, activities of daily living, and accurate recording of vital signs.
  • General duty Corpsman:Provide front desk staffing to check patients in, take vital signs and generate initial soap note.
  • Completed and documented vital signs, blood sugars, bed baths, AM care, and Input/Outputs (I/O).
  • Obtain vital signs before visits-including height, weight, vision screening, glucose test, peak flow measure, etc.
  • Provide patient care including obtaining and maintaining patient vital signs and assisting physicians and nurses in medical exams and procedures.
  • Obtained vital signs, took medical histories, started IVs, and administered medications under the supervision of an RN.
  • Deal with any falls or accidents providing medical paperwork, documentation and vital signs to EMS or hospital as needed.
  • Performed nursing care and procedures; screened patients, obtained vital signs, administered medication and reviewed patient education.
  • Monitored Front Desk, drew blood, vital signs, EKG, collected specimens and prepared them for laboratory technicians
  • Monitor vital signs, dressing changes, IV insertions, and medication administration for wounded soldiers & coalition members.
  • Screened patients using electronic health records system, measured vital signs, took patient histories, and ordered labs.
  • Provided care to post-surgical patients recording vital signs, intake and outputs, and reporting to the shift nurse.

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18. Immunology

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Here's how Immunology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed various testing procedures such as Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Immunology and Toxicology on human and animal blood specimens.
  • Implement quality control of all new test kits and media being introduced to Microbiology and Immunology laboratories by conducting correlation studies.
  • Performed all laboratory procedures and analyses in biochemistry, hematology, blood banking, histology and immunology.
  • Worked as a generalist in the departments of hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation and immunology.
  • Performed a variety of routine and complex clinical immunology laboratory tests compliant with established standards and procedures.
  • Licensed Generalist working in Hematology, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Immunology and History lab
  • Performed high quality laboratory services in Immunology, Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry and Urinalysis.
  • Completed Medical Technology training in immunology, bacteriology, hematology, RIA, and chemistry.
  • Contract assignment performing hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, immunology and microbiology laboratory procedure
  • Work primarily in Special Chemistry (Immunology) with occasional rotation to General Chemistry.
  • Contributed to all aspects of daily operations in the clinical microbiology and immunology laboratory.
  • Analyzed tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, immunology, urinalysis, serology.
  • Perform chemistry, serology, virology, immunology, hematology, and urinalysis testing.
  • Identified skill gaps and trained four employees on immunology instrumentation techniques and compliance requirements.
  • Managed daily operation and performed specific IgE testing for an Immunology laboratory.
  • Conduct testing related to bacteriology, mycology, virology, and immunology.
  • Performed pathology, hematology, biochemistry, immunology tests and blood banking.
  • Performed all phases of testing in Hematology, Coagulation and Immunology Departments.
  • Performed extensive research in the immunology laboratory regarding lymphocyte studies.
  • Performed and analyzed tests in areas including chemistry and immunology.

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19. Sysmex

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Here's how Sysmex is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Utilized Sysmex UF100 to perform automated as well as manual evaluation on urine sediment Microscopic analysis.
  • Operated Sysmex instrumentation to analyze patient specimens in the hematology and coagulation department.
  • Utilize Automated Analyzer Sysmex XN 9000 to perform Complete Blood Count (CBC) as well as body fluid cell count.
  • Use Sysmex XN-1000 Hematology analyzer to perform patient testing, perform daily quality controls, and add reagents or solutions.
  • General laboratory work, including chemistry (Siemens Dimension EXL 200 and Sysmex CA-540) and microbiology (VITEK-2)
  • Trained twenty-two technologists in the proper operating and troubleshooting procedures of the Coulter STKS, and Sysmex CA-1000.
  • Assisted Hematology/LIS supervisor and vendor to set up and go live with new Sysmex XT4000 analyzers.
  • Performed routine maintenance on instruments such as: Sysmex 9000, System 1800 and Bayer Atlas.
  • Analyzed blood work and correlate lab findings with disease stage using Sysmex& STA Compact.
  • Attended training for Sysmex ALPHA/XE5000 analyzers in 2012, trained staff in use of analyzers.
  • Operated and maintained Sysmex XT- 2000i Cell Counter and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Auto Plus instruments.
  • Performed complete blood cell (CBC) profiles using the Sysmex blood cell analyzer.
  • Worked with RA-1000 Auto Analyzer, Sysmex K-1 and Flame photometer machines.
  • Perform Quality Control and shutdown on Sysmex 5000 for Hematology.
  • Performed coagulation studies (PT/APTT) using Sysmex CA 50.
  • Performed coagulation studies using CA 7000 instruments from Sysmex.
  • Used Iris IQ for urinalysis and Sysmex for coagulation.
  • Utilized the Sysmex 2100 for blood counting.
  • Performed routine coagulation testing using Sysmex C100.
  • Perform Hematologic testing using Sysmex XE 5000.

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20. Lab Results

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Here's how Lab Results is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Collaborate with drug testing labs to ensure accuracy of lab results for potential employment opportunity.
  • Assure accuracy and timely completion of all laboratory assays including in-house and reference lab results.
  • Ensured proper and timely reporting and documentation of critical lab results.
  • Communicate with physicians and nurses regarding interpretation of lab results.
  • Verify validity of lab results before reporting.
  • Communicated with physicians regarding lab results.
  • Perform various office duties; including answering phones, filing lab results, and processing specimens from home health agencies.
  • Complete, submit, and release all required patient information forms and input appropriate lab results into the appropriate LIMS.
  • Perform maintenance and quality controls.-Additional duties: Chemistry super user for Vista 500, daily review of manually entered lab results
  • Applied knowledge of techniques, principles, quality control, theory and instrumentation to provide high quality lab results.
  • Verify, record, and report lab results in a timely and efficient manner on all tests performed.
  • Recorded, analyzed and communicated lab results to patients, physicians, nurses and their family members.
  • Provide physicians with detailed lab results, assisting in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of disease.
  • Verify, record, and report lab results, and inform of caretakers of critical results.
  • Pour, enter patient orders, analyze and interpret lab results on patient urine samples.
  • Verify record and report lab results on all performed tests in SOFTBANK laboratory information system.
  • Interact with Nursing staff, Doctors for delivery of lab results for patient care.
  • Communicate with physicians and nursing staff about critical lab results and integrity of specimens.
  • Pull lab results taken at other locations and ensure they are in their chart.
  • File all patient information including lab results, test results, correspondence & etc.

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21. Clia

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Here's how Clia is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Experienced and ASCP certified Medical Technologist with a specialization in Molecular Diagnostics and a thorough working knowledge of CLIA Laboratory practices.
  • Have a sophisticated knowledge of clinical instrumentation and standard protocols for clinical laboratory analysis, CAP CLIA.
  • Coordinate the collaboration of interdepartmental disciplines to improve regulatory compliance according to CAP and CLIA standards.
  • Developed Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis Competency Program according to CLIA 88 regulations.
  • Maintained proper CLIA competency/proficiency, promoted regulations, and instrument quality control.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment and ensure timely calibration with CAP/CLIA/GLP regulations.
  • Have continuously maintained continuing education as per CLIA requirements.
  • Participate in proficiency testing and maintain regulatory CLIA compliance.
  • Experience working in CLIA/CAP regulated laboratory.
  • Engaged in the laboratory regulatory inspections performed by organizations such as Joint Commission, CAP, and complied with CLIA regulations.
  • Developed and maintained quality control / quality assurance programs for the laboratory in accordance with CAP and CLIA standards.
  • Updated and revised the Quality Control Surveillance program for all microbiology media in accordance with CAP and CLIA standards.
  • Established quality control and quality improvement programs for the laboratory department in accordance with CLIA and JCAHO standards.
  • Participate in proficiency testing and maintain compliance with CLIA, JACHO, CAP, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Provide CLIA compliance to physician labs contracted to the Lab of Path and perform clinical laboratory testing.
  • Review and maintain all records pertaining to proficiency testing, equipment maintenance, accreditation and CLIA regulations.
  • Write, revise, and maintain policies and procedures in accordance with CLIA and CAP regulations.
  • Experience as a Laboratory Supervisor and proficient in local and federal regulations (CLIA 88).
  • Prepare sites for CLIA, COLA, and CAP inspections by reviewing documentation and revising procedures.
  • Develop the correct guidelines and procedure for the testing to ensure CLIAA guidelines are filled.

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22. LIS

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Here's how LIS is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with patients of varying nationalities overcoming language barriers, culture differences while maintaining patient sensitivity.
  • Perform technical and manual clinical laboratory procedures as a generalist for a fully automated high volume clinical Laboratory.
  • Conducted daily, weekly and monthly laboratory instrument maintenance and documented tasks performed as per established procedures.
  • Documented all findings and corrective actions and ensured instrument and reagents were within quality control established guidelines.
  • Established a protocol for fellow technologists for reporting and documenting critical results according to ASCP requirements.
  • Established and maintained relationships with individual customers and provided assistance with problems these customers may encounter.
  • General Duties: Perform established procedures for clinical testing as required in all assigned laboratory disciplines.
  • Consolidated specimen processing documents from six separate forms into one using Publisher to increase efficiency.
  • Perform and interpret tests at all complexity levels and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
  • Calibrate instrument and prepare the laboratory equipment necessary for the accomplishment of the clinical analyzes.
  • Deal and negotiate with various stakeholders in order to establish and maintain professional working relationships.
  • Establish or monitor quality assurance programs or activities to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results.
  • Support and participate in the various Process Improvement Program goals established annually by laboratory management.
  • Administered medications and assisted in narcotic counts and accurately recorded according to established procedures.
  • Processed and evaluated blood and urine specimens' acceptability according to established protocols.
  • Perform, evaluate, and monitor laboratory tests as authorized within established protocols.
  • Assisted in scheduling all patient appointments for Hematology/Oncology cancer patients for 6+ specialists.
  • Documented all corrective actions taken when test systems deviated from established specifications.
  • Utilize laboratory information system (LIS) and network appropriately and efficiently.
  • Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.

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23. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Institute guidelines for comprehensive Physical Assessments on individuals to ensure fitness under supervision of Nurse Practitioner per OSHA standards.
  • Demonstrated excellent clinical laboratory skills Ensure compliance with government requirements and laboratory procedures (CLIA, OSHA)
  • Prepared all policies and procedure documentation for laboratory OSHA inspection.
  • Practiced universal precautions with OSHA requirements, including visitors.
  • Trained a staff of 120 personnel on the proper protocol for infectious waste handling which met Joint Commission and OSHA requirements.
  • Trained in the following OSHA standards: Ground Ladder Safety, Fire Extinguisher classification and use, and Blood borne Pathogens.
  • Follow established procedures, with in compliance guidelines of infection control, CLIAA '88 OSHA, and Universal Precautions policies.
  • Disposed of contaminated sharps in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and other applicable guidelines.
  • Evaluated quality control within laboratory using standard tests and maintained compliance with CLIA, OSHA, safety and risk management.
  • Participated in launching newly developed automation process while ensuring testing parameters remained within CAP, CLIA, and OSHA criteria.
  • Ensured correct documentation and QA processes are followed including Principles of CGMP's all FDA, AABB and OSHA regulations.
  • Evaluated, tested and maintained equipment using OSHA, CLIA, Joint Commission and The Department of Health guidelines.
  • Trained and skilled in basic First Aid at a level which meets or exceeds all OSHA and Industrial standards.
  • Consider these risks, along with OSHA regulations, when designing and performing worker examinations and medical surveillance.
  • Maintained assurance of laboratory compliance with CAP, JCAHO, OSHA, hospital regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ensured lab policies and safety practices that follow with CLIA, OSHA, and safety and risk-management regulations.
  • Utilized protective barriers to minimize exposure to fluids in accordance with OSHA, CDC, CAP and DNV.
  • Adhered to JCAHO, HIPPA, OSHA and CAP regulatory guidelines and participated in Total Quality Management.
  • Execute trouble-shooting skills to ensure all patient specimen procedures are accurately performed under OSHA and CLIA regulations.
  • Helped implement quality assurance and control in compliance with HIPAA & OSHA regulations; improved patient care/satisfaction.

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24. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Record data involving outpatient appointments, inpatient admissions and discharge and transfer information by utilizing automated and/or manual medical records systems.
  • Scheduled medical examinations, reviewed/maintained medical records, administered vaccinations, medications and provided direct patient care for all assigned personnel.
  • Instructed staff and supervised personnel during the screening of active-duty medical records and data for overseas duty assignment suitability clearances.
  • Have inputted and updated applicant data from medical records into computer databases and track and maintain medical assessment data.
  • Conducted initial assessment/triage, obtained appropriate vital signs, and documented accurate data in patients' electronic medical records.
  • Reviewed medical records to verify that new employees were medically qualified for duty and certifications were updated and maintained.
  • Maintained inpatient and outpatient medical records, prepared and submits administrative reports, provided required basic life support training.
  • Performed medical records reviews to determine medical qualification Assisted with oversight of grounding and waiver management follow-up systems.
  • Orchestrated care taking, medication distribution, medical records/charting/appointments and collaboration\PR between family members of the Developmentally Disabled.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality while scanning patients paper medical records into the Practice's new digital medical record system.
  • Performed clerical tasks when service-member required their medical records for outpatient treatment prior to their final out-processing.
  • Visited physicians' offices to scan and copy medical records for auditing under federal government rules and regulations
  • Hand-selected to lead 4-member team; maintained and updated individual medical records/readiness percentage above Navy standards.
  • Experience organizing and checking medical records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Performed baseline and follow-up hearing exams as well as medical records reviews to determine medical qualification.
  • Provide scheduling, reception, medical records maintenance and other additional clerical support as required.
  • Recorded patients' medical history and information pertaining to test results notated in medical records.
  • Ensured that third party insurance information and documentation were current in approximately 72K medical records.
  • Administer prescribed medications to patients and maintain related medical records under supervision of nurse.
  • Performed medical records audits and conducted medical records research analysis on a daily basis.

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25. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Accepted supervisory responsibility which included decision making and maintaining open lines of communication with doctors, nurses, and customer service.
  • General experience in Medical Technology Laboratory Field including analysis of body fluids, Quality control and Client/Customer Services.
  • Identified situations, such as equipment malfunction, which may adversely affect quality customer service and initiates troubleshooting.f.
  • Blood Bank Technologist performing highly complex testing while delivering exceptional customer service levels to nurses and physicians.
  • Improved customer service and peer interactions with diplomacy while actively facilitating resolutions to issues.
  • Maintained business relationships with our satellite labs and reference laboratories through professional customer service.
  • Mastered excellent customer service skills in conjunction with rapidly learning several new software systems
  • Increased revenue for organization and produced quality customer service metrics for patient treatment.
  • Provided customer service support telephone communication with other laboratory clients as necessary.
  • Supported customer service initiatives and maintained working relationship with other employees.
  • Provided excellent customer service to physicians requiring assistance with lab orders.
  • Deliver the Highest quality customer service through the execution of responsiveness.
  • Committed to superior customer service for internal and external customers.
  • Provided customer service and support to accounts utilizing medical devices.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Recognized with three customer service awards for actions exceeding expectation.
  • Provided customer service by telephoning test results and problem resolution.
  • Provided outstanding administrative/customer service for the medical support office.
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and outstanding customer service.
  • Support system and hospital customer service and quality initiatives.

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26. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Processed clinical specimens, including from lymph nodes, spleen, and peripheral blood, for laboratory testing and archiving.
  • Perform screening tests using EIA methodology for infectious diseases such as HIV, Syphilis, CMV IgM and IgG.
  • Preform advanced Nucleic Acid Amplification testing (NAT) of blood donors for HCV, HIV, and HBV.
  • Silver Spring, MD Medical Technologist for the Military HIV Research Project in the HIV Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory.
  • Tested for infectious diseases such as malaria, HIV, HCV, CMV, meningitis and much more.
  • Provide health promotion and disease preventive activities (HIV counseling) relating to lab testing and preventing therapy.
  • Input all data into the USMEPCOM (commuter), and manages HIV/Drug and Alcohol Testing reporting.
  • Perform syphilis screening by RPR method, Mononucleosis, and Rapid HIV testing using Rapid Agglutination method.
  • Conducted quantitative and qualitative assays for HIV, HCV and HBV utilizing both manual and robotic methodology.
  • Participated in the processing of leukemia and HIV patient samples, acquired data and performed data review.
  • Performed HIV, HTLV Western Blot testing, interpreted results and entered results in the computer.
  • Provided group counseling meetings for HIV-positive men and women seeking treatment for substance abuse problems.
  • Participate in all HIV investigations of trends for events, incidents and response efforts.
  • Delivered rapid testing with kits for influenza, strep, RSV, and HIV.
  • Archived samples for possible future testing, preformed required maintenance according to defined schedules.
  • Processed all Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) specimens in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Perform all diagnostic imaging services including the yielding, developing and archiving of x-rays.
  • Worked with CDC to develop Western Blot and RDNA methods of HIV detection.
  • Provided care to HIV-positive patients, monitoring health conditions and instructing on precautions.
  • Complete baseline and follow up HIV exposure testing on source patients and employees.

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27. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly/preventative maintenance on various instrumentation.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, calibrations, quality control, and troubleshooting as necessary on designated patient testing instruments.
  • Sustained functioning hematology instruments by performing daily, monthly, and other regularly scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Executed necessary validation, preventative maintenance, and quality control procedures on laboratory instrumentation and reagents.
  • Maintained instruments in the laboratory, including Quality Control, preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Performed daily preventative maintenance checks on all department equipment; resulting in zero mechanical failures.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and monthly QC on clinical instrumentation in all areas of the laboratory.
  • Calibrated and performed routine preventative maintenance and documented service on the instruments as needed.o.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, monitor QC and submit for inter-laboratory comparison.
  • Examine function of automated instruments and perform or direct preventative maintenance and/or troubleshooting.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, quality control, quality assurance and troubleshooting lab instrumentation.
  • Support departmental QA program by performing and documenting quality control and preventative maintenance.
  • Completed routine preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on instruments, and equipment when needed.
  • Maintained cleanliness of work areas, managed preventative maintenance of robotics testing equipment
  • Optimized lab productivity by providing instrumentation preventative maintenance and documentation as required.
  • Maintain quality control and perform preventative maintenance on all instrumentation as needed.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, quality control and troubleshooting on laboratory instruments.
  • Performed and evaluated quality control, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Developed and executed equipment calibration and preventative maintenance procedures independently.
  • Completed preventative maintenance, inspections, and electrical safety testing.

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28. CBC

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Here's how CBC is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed also CBC differentials and prepares abnormal hematology slides for pathologist review.
  • Perform CBC's, Urinalysis, HCG test, Rapid strep, Rapid Flu, Mono Spot, and manual differentials.
  • Worked in the laboratory and performed routine laboratory exams including CBC manually, platelets, ESR, and other body fluids.
  • Performed high complexity testing including manual differential for CBC, mixing studies for coagulation, and manual microscopic for urinalysis.
  • Performed lab duties such as urinalysis, CBC, blood typing, stool examinations, and EKG for overseas workers.
  • Perform CBC differentials, urine sediments, and other body fluids by conducting chemical laboratory test procedures and analysis.
  • Draw blood from newborns to adolescents and perform CBC and differential count using the Coulter ACT10.
  • Experience in performance of manual CBC and automated CBC * Involved in laboratory QA, QC.
  • Performed CBC, Chem7 and Chem 12 chemistry panels, lipid panels and LDH tests.
  • Performed CBC's and manual white cell differentials, coagulation assays, and urinalysis.
  • Determine and set criteria limits for CBC/Diff controls and enter data into LIS.
  • Performed clinical laboratory procedures such as CBC-(Complete Blood Count).
  • Ordered daily laboratory work including CBC, BSG and other specialized testing.
  • Perform CBC, ESR, differential count, and other hematologic techniques.
  • Performed automated urinalysis, coagulation profiles, CBC's and differentials.
  • Analyzed CBC, Buffy coat, Platelet Concentrate, Coagulation studies.
  • Analyze and report thousands of CBC and PT/PTT's specimen nightly.
  • Performed CBC, UA, differentials as primary job function.
  • Managed the CBC/CTS MSDS Manual for all departments and branches.
  • Test and result patient blood samples for CBC and differential.

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29. Bacteriology

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Here's how Bacteriology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Perform and evaluate all bacteriology steps to identify bacteria and fungus from specimens submitted using automated and/or manual methodologies.
  • Performed quality control in the areas of hematology, coagulation, bacteriology, urinalysis, chemistry and serology.
  • Supervised Bacteriology Quality Control Program which included the writing/revising of procedures for Quality Control and Maintenance Procedure Manuals.
  • Provided consultation to production managers on environmental bacteriology, likely sources of contamination and infection control techniques.
  • Operated and calibrated an assortment of laboratory/testing equipment and performed various chemical, microscopic and bacteriology tests.
  • Assist in maintaining AAVLD (American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics) accreditation for Bacteriology laboratory.
  • Performed routine analyses in bacteriology, hematology, serology, chemistry, toxicology and urinalysis.
  • General laboratory work including hematology, urinalysis, bacteriology and coagulation (Coag-A-Mate).
  • Rotated through Bacteriology, Chemistry, Toxicology, Urinalysis, and Hematology.
  • Perform blood culture analysis for virology, bacteriology and mycology tests.
  • Rotated in Clinical laboratories: Hematology, Serology and Bacteriology
  • Perform routine procedures in the bacteriology department
  • Work as a generalist medical technologist, including bacteriology, virology and blood bank.
  • Perform blood culture analysis for bacteriology and mycology tests through VERSATREK system.
  • Perform microbiological testing such as reading bacteriology culture plates and Gram stain.
  • Prepared reagents and culture media for bacteriology as special tests when requested.
  • Work in Bacteriology, Serology, AFB, Virology and Molecular tests.
  • Worked with Strep, Pregnancy and bacteriology Kits.
  • Performed tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, parasitology, serology, histology, bacteriology and blood banking.
  • Performed tests using analyzers and manual methods in bacteriology, virology, mycobacteriology, mycology, molecular, and serology.

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30. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed, evaluated, and documented all quality control, calibration, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting procedures in all laboratory instruments.
  • Maintain technical knowledge and understanding of clinical laboratory testing, quality control and troubleshooting in blood banking testing protocols and instrumentation.
  • Acquired knowledge of developing clinical instrumentation in order to troubleshoot, repair system and perform software integration and verification testing.
  • Maintained, calibrated, and performed appropriate troubleshooting techniques and quality control measures on various types of laboratory analyzers.
  • Maintain medical patient simulators and other training equipment including hardware, software, operational checks, security and troubleshoot.
  • Perform necessary calibrations and quality control of various laboratory instruments and troubleshoots malfunctions for safe and accurate patient results.
  • Communicate and consult with pertinent medical personnel regarding collection procedures; troubleshoot any problems with the specimen or documentation.
  • Perform required quality assurance testing and maintenance on instrumentation to insure reliability and troubleshoot any instrument problems which occur.
  • Performed calibration, quality control, quality assurance, instrument troubleshooting as necessary to ensure accurate reporting of results.
  • Performed daily laboratory testing and quality control, instrument maintenance and troubleshoot as assigned by the department manager.
  • Identify problems and troubleshoot instrumentation; problem handling, study, documentation, and verification of satisfactory performance.
  • Organized a troubleshooting manual for common errors and suggested solutions to assist co-workers in reducing downtime of instrument.
  • Conduct and document all quality control activities; instrument and procedural calibrations, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting.
  • Managed operation of laboratory equipment, including running quality control, calibration, troubleshooting and maintenance when applicable
  • Executed routine maintenance on instruments to ensure proper functioning and accuracy while troubleshooting points of error.
  • Preformed quality control on instrumentation and collaborated with other employees to troubleshoot and resolve instrument issues.
  • Perform routine functions, checks and maintenance on laboratory analyzers, troubleshoot and repair instrumentation.
  • Maintained documents for preventive maintenance on lab instruments and equipment, troubleshooting problems as necessary.
  • Maintained, troubleshooted, and logged required documentation for proper operation of the Olympus analyzers.
  • Performed troubleshooting on instrumentation, checking when problem occurred and continuing tests until problem resolved.

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31. PCR

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Here's how PCR is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Experienced working in the Molecular Biology laboratory performing manual extractions of DNA/RNA specimens for amplification by PCR technology.
  • Performed molecular techniques such as nucleic acid extraction, quantification & PCR to identify and monitor residual disease in CML patients.
  • Conducted laboratory testing in the PCR Department, of the Infectious Disease Laboratory, for Icon Central Laboratories.
  • Perform RNA and DNA manual and automated extractions, molecular testing using real-time PCR, PCR and sequencing.
  • Perform specialized testing using the following methodologies: PCR, Western Blot, EIA, and ELISA.
  • Performed DNA extraction from tissue specimens and subsequent testing for specific gene mutations using Real Time PCR.
  • Performed PCR on H1N1 Influenza type A samples for confirmation for the state during swine flu epidemic.
  • Worked in Pre-PCR and Post-PCR laboratories, setting up experiments related to DMET and NuGEN Ovation protocols.
  • Trained in numerous laboratory procedures including PCR, DNA purification, cycle sequencing, and sequencing purification.
  • Perform PCR analysis to determine the six most common genetic mutations that cause cystic fibrosis.
  • Performed DNA extractions, followed by RT PCR to identify infectious agents in human blood.
  • Assisted in a PCR research projects for Lyme disease and Western Blot technique for HIV.
  • Performed routine testing including differentials, gram staining, antibody identification, and PCR testing.
  • Developed real-time PCR method for minimal residual disease (MRD) testing of recurring leukemia.
  • Experience in LIS system, PCR techniques and genetic sequencing in the molecular microbiology department.
  • Reviewed and finalized patient reports and ordered reagents and supplies for the PCR laboratory.
  • Set up cultures, read gram stains, and perform PCR testing in microbiology.
  • Performed PCR testing procedures for the identification of communicable disease agents, e.g.
  • Performed testing for Epstein-Barr Virus, Varicella-Zoster Virus and Lyme Disease by PCR.
  • Perform Influenza and RSV testing using PCR methodologies, including sub-typing for H1N1.

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32. Clinitek

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Here's how Clinitek is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Use of laboratory equipment such as Celldyn3000 and Clinitek100.
  • Utilized the Clinitek Atlas for automated urinalysis and also performed manual microscopic verification.
  • Performed Urinalysis with microscopy using Clinitek Atlas/Bayer.
  • Performed urinalysis testing on Clinitek Atlas.
  • Operate and evaluate results for the Coulter LH 750 Analyzer, ACL Advance, and Clinitek 500.
  • Analyzed urine using the Clinitek ATLAS, manual confirmation methods, and microscopic analysis.
  • Utilize the Clinitek 200 to perform microscopic and macroscopic analysis of urine samples.
  • Observed many of the various blasts and immature cells.Urinalysis: UA with CLINITEK.
  • Worked with Dimension EXL with LM, LH 500 and Clinitek systems.
  • Implemented Clinitek Status in all emergency rooms.
  • Run urine specimens on the Clinitek.
  • Experience with Bayer Clinitek instruments.
  • Can operate various machine like AXYSM, IMX, MICROS60, DCA 200 BIORAD diastat, CLINITEK, status and COBAS Mira
  • Utilized the following instruments: MLA 700, Coulter STR & Plus II, and Clinitek.
  • Key Operator for Chemistry Analyzer AU480 responsible for QC and maintenance Previous Key Operator for Clinitek 500 and Siemens Atlas.
  • Perform urinalysis using Iris, clinitek, microscopic analysis, fecal leukocytes, malaria, and nasal smears for Eos.
  • Performed the following procedures: Urinalysis w/microscopic on Clinitek Atlas, protime & PTT on BCS Coagulation.
  • Maintained inventory for and quality control for a CBC automated analyzer, clinitek, and HgbA1c analyzer.
  • Worked with instruments including Onyx, ACL 100, Opus, Vitrus, and Clinitek 100.
  • Automated dipstick procedures on the Clinitek 50, specific gravity and microscopic sediment readings.

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33. Toxicology

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Here's how Toxicology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Volunteered to complete training in Hematology and Toxicology departments; quickly became proficient; covered stat testing on weekends and holidays.
  • Key Contributions: * Operated and calibrated an assortment of laboratory/testing equipment and performed various chemistry and toxicology testing.
  • Set up start up toxicology labs by calibrating, validation and maintenance on laboratory instruments for licensing/accreditation agencies.
  • Execute various procedures and follow protocols in order to maintain a fully functioning and licensed high-complexity toxicology laboratory.
  • Perform clinical toxicology testing pertinent to therapeutic drug monitoring, emergency toxicology, and toxicity exposure.
  • Processed and analyzed specimens for general chemistry, toxicology, coagulation and blood gas analysis.
  • Performed all duties of a laboratory supervisor of a high complexity toxicology laboratory.
  • Performed urine drug screens in a high volume reference laboratory for clinical toxicology.
  • Completed 12-month clinical training at Associated Clinical Labs in Chemistry and Toxicology departments.
  • Performed forensic toxicology using EIA, ELISA methodology in detection of antibodies.
  • Worked in forensic toxicology, Held safety representative position for the department.
  • Maintained, calibrated and troubleshot of all toxicology instrumentation for daily use.
  • Sample preparation and laboratory analysis of biological samples/specimen for toxicology purposes.
  • Conduct drug screening for chain- and non-chain-of-custody specimens in toxicology.
  • Handled toxicology analysis of therapeutic drugs and emergency drug screening.
  • Assisted in ordering reagents and inventory control in Toxicology.
  • Experience and Skills as Medical Technologist: Chemistry/Toxicology.
  • Performed various laboratory test in chemistry and toxicology departments
  • Perform pathology and toxicology services within laboratory setting.
  • Experienced in chain-of-custody toxicology testing for hospital employees.

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34. Parasitology

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Here's how Parasitology is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed parasitology and fungus identification.
  • Worked in performing routine and complex laboratory tests including chemistry, hematology, serology, microbiology, parasitology and blood banking.
  • Performed all procedures in Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Microbiology, Parasitology, and specialty testing.
  • Analyzed specimens from hematology, routine chemistry, urinalysis, parasitology and reported the findings.
  • Performed laboratory tests and procedures in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis & Parasitology sections.2.
  • Developed strong working knowledge of parasitology and rapid virology testing.
  • Performed aerobic and anaerobic microbiology, parasitology, and GenProbes
  • Perform routine Parasitology tests and viral culture preparation.
  • Worked in microbiology, parasitology and urinalysis laboratories.
  • Blood cultures, also serology, parasitology as well as fungus and AFB sections for both PMH and Sierra Medical Center.
  • Participate in updating internal documents (Instructions, Records and Proceedings) Section of Parasitology in the accreditation process.
  • Evaluate Ova and Parasites, fecal leukocytes and Occult blood on stool, while working on Parasitology.
  • Assisted in the all aspects of Biochemistry and Parasitology evaluation, including reporting and follow up.
  • Specialized in biochemistry, concurrently involved in parasitology, urinalysis, sperm count and R.I.A.
  • Can prepare and send out all specimens for mycology, parasitology, and virology.
  • Analyzed samples from the hematology, chemistry, parasitology, and urinalysis areas.
  • Analyze and review all routine cultures and sensitivities, including Parasitology and AFB.
  • Track record of 100% accuracy including parasitology in API Survey.
  • Worked with the identifi- cation of tuberculosis and taught medical technology students Parasitology.
  • Perform mycobacterium, parasitology and virology testings.

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35. Instrument Maintenance

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Here's how Instrument Maintenance is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed instrument maintenance/calibration/troubleshooting as needed.
  • Performed analyses to include chemistry, hematology, serology & microbiology; responsible for quality control and instrument maintenance.
  • Conducted laboratory testing, performed instrument maintenance and troubleshooting, and consulted with physicians and clients concerning results.
  • Performed daily and monthly instrument maintenance and maintained calibration and quality control on clinical instruments.
  • Performed and documented quality control, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as scheduled or as needed.
  • Devised and implemented quality control procedures and performed routine and corrective instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performed patient testing (Generalist) *Performed instrument maintenance *Performed specimen collection for entire hospital
  • Conducted ongoing instrument maintenance for regulatory compliance and followed proactive, stringent aseptic techniques.
  • Maintain quality control, perform instrument maintenance, Start-up procedures and instrument troubleshooting.
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting following all standard operating procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Perform specimen testing, quality control, instrument maintenance in the hematology laboratory.
  • Performed routine laboratory testing, quality control, quality assurance and instrument maintenance.
  • Perform instrument maintenance and trouble shooting required for analysis on all instrumentation.
  • Performed quality control testing, done instrument maintenance and resolved instrument problems.
  • Perform instrument maintenance to ensure functionality of equipment and maintain quality assurance.
  • Performed regular and scheduled instrument maintenance and run controls on analyzers.
  • Performed instrument maintenance according to the schedule and documents completion.
  • Supervised instrument maintenance, instrument Validation, and Verification Testing.
  • Performed quality control, routine and unscheduled instrument maintenance.
  • Conducted instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repairs.

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36. Patient Results

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Here's how Patient Results is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Provided professional information to physicians, nurses and other health-care providers regarding patient results, interfering factors, and diagnostic dilemmas.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain all laboratory equipment and instruments according to standard operating procedures to ensure quality patient results.
  • Performed CAP proficiency testing for required certification Evaluated employee performance Implemented auto-validation of patient results Prepared chemistry dept.
  • Demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate with other laboratory staff, nurses, and physicians about patient results.
  • Performed laboratory testing and communicated patient results with accuracy and detail in the department of Clinical Virology.
  • Utilize clear communication with interdisciplinary teams regarding patient results, sensitive cases, and confidentiality regulations.
  • Worked in cooperation with nursing personnel and physician office staff to provide quality patient results
  • Identified a programming error causing incorrect patient results and effectively corrected the issue.
  • Monitor quality controls, correlating quantitative and biochemical data to verify patient results.
  • Correlated patient results with clinical significance and initiated decisions based on those interpretations.
  • Perform primary review of patient results and identifying unusual and/or discrepant values.
  • Reviewed and reported critical and non-critical patient results to nurses and doctors
  • Performed and analyzed patient results, quality controls and quality assurance.
  • Analyze and report patient results with well-established knowledge in laboratory medicine.
  • Produced accurate patient results in a high-volume medical laboratory setting.
  • Calculated quality control testing to assure accurate patient results.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and result patient results.
  • Interacted daily with physicians concerning patient results.
  • Ensured test-result validity before recording/reporting patient results.
  • Communicated critical patient results to care providers.

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37. Gram Stains

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Here's how Gram Stains is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Interpreted Gram stains for specimen acceptability.
  • Performed duties in clinical microbiology lab such as gram stains, setting up cultures from variety of source and read them.
  • Performed gram stains, set up cultures, and basic micro tests such a C. Diff and KOH prep.
  • Prepared cultures media, gram stains, cultures, using microscope to classify and identify microorganisms in specimens.
  • Read and reported routine Gram stains as well as slides stained for Acid Fast Bacillus (AFB).
  • Read culture plates, reading gram stains, setting up cultures, and performing identification and susceptibility testing.
  • Performed CBC, UA, Chemistry panels and manual tests, gram stains, RIA procedures.
  • Perform gram stains on various specimens and evaluate stool specimens for the presence of leukocytes.
  • Read gram stains, wet mounts, KOH prep, and read culture plates in microbiology
  • Read gram stains, genital, group B, respiratory, stool and wound cultures.
  • Perform staining and microscopy of Gram stains and acid-fast bacilli (AFB) stains.
  • Read Gram stains, genital cultures, throat cultures, and processed stool samples.
  • Developed new automated slide staining process for Gram Stains and O&P slides.
  • Plated microbiology specimens and read STAT gram stains on positive blood cultures.f.
  • Read and reported respiratory, wound, vaginal, and urine gram stains
  • Perform other types of specimen collection like urethral swab for gram stains.
  • Limited experience in microbiology including STAT gram stains and culture set up.
  • Interpreted and processed gram stains, routine cultures, and antimicrobial sensitivities.
  • Prepared and read gram stains, and set-up culture plates in microbiology.
  • Interpret and report Gram Stains for Blood cultures and other sources.

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38. Patient Samples

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Here's how Patient Samples is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed bacterial and large volume susceptibility testing on patient samples * Prepared culture set-up, plate/smear reading and interpretation with laboratory equipment
  • Performed calibration procedures, and analyzed and verified the acceptability of Quality Control values prior to analyzing patient samples.
  • Followed established protocol on setting up patient samples for both automated and manual microbial identification and susceptibility testing.
  • Prepare requisition for patient samples in alignment with billing requirements and input results in laboratory information system.
  • General technologist in a hospital laboratory responsible for performing accurate and quality testing on all patient samples.
  • Utilized various manual testing methods to evaluate patient samples in the areas of microbiology and clinical-chemistry.
  • Evaluated patient samples to determine suitability for examination or referral to a reference laboratory.
  • Reviewed patient samples subcontracted to specialty laboratories and determined expenditures exceeded revenues.
  • Determined the acceptability of and prepared patient samples for analysis.
  • Performed Hematology, Coagulation and specialized testing on patient samples.
  • Performed routine clinical chemical analyses on patient samples.
  • Analyze patient samples after validating instrument performance.
  • Performed routine laboratory testing on patient samples.
  • Established protocol for running/re-running patient samples.
  • Process patient samples for microbiology analysis.
  • Receive and prepare patient samples for testing, perform laboratory procedures used in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
  • Collect, process, and analyze more than 2300 patient samples daily in the chemistry/hematology laboratory of this large metropolitan hospital.
  • Test patient samples to detect red cell antigens to determine patient blood type as well as identifying innate and acquired antibodies.
  • Test, analyze, verify, and report results of patient samples using various Hematological methods for busy Cancer Clinic.
  • Process patient samples to perform special chemistry test, and report results, taking discrepancies and critical values into consideration.

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39. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed molecular DNA amplified Gen-Probe testing with transcription-mediated assays to detect tuberculosis and Group B Streptococcus.
  • Performed diagnostic testing for Chlamydia and GC using Gen-Probe instrumentation utilizing DNA amplification techniques.
  • Performed DNA hybridization testing using GenProbe GC/Chlamydia assays.
  • Identified molecular mutations through DNA-based testing.
  • Performed DNA and Molecular identification.
  • Performed manual and automated DNA based tests, trained staff on techniques and assisted in the supervision of other Medical Technologists.
  • Organize, setup and interpret complex DNA amplification assays utilizing the GenProbe Panther for the detection of GC/Chlamydia and HPV.
  • Sequenced hundreds of DNA samples per day using automated and manual setup methods and a wide variety of sequencing technologies.
  • Performed DNA Probe testing of GC and Chlamydia using the TECAN system for sampling specimens and adding the probe.
  • Cross-trained between different departments to gain deeper understanding of product lines and mapped DNA probes to minimize technical errors.
  • Performed DNA extraction and STR DNA testing, mainly for paternity testing and for bone marrow/stem cell transplants.
  • Collect urine, throat cultures, blood by capillary, venous, arterial puncture, DNA paternity samples.
  • Involved in DNA extraction and SSP, SSO methods for HLA typing and variety of other molecular applications.
  • Reviewed and documented Quality Control and Quality Assurance data for all RNA and DNA testing in the department.
  • Extract DNA, performs DNA amplification, and determines HLA antigens by SSP or SSO methods.
  • Worked in molecular pathology area of the laboratory performing HPV, CT and GC DNA testing.
  • Isolate DNA and RNA for various testing using Roche MagNA Pure as well as hand extraction.
  • Perform complex, sensitive testing in Molecular Diagnostics working with viruses, RNA, and DNA.
  • Perform Stool Analysis of DNA Extractions on both the white top and pink top extractions.
  • Maintained positive and negative human control cell lines for both DNA and RNA based testing.

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40. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Performed compatibility testing of blood products, and confirmatory testing on flagged blood units/return donors.
  • Ensured availability of blood products and special orders components when necessary.
  • Consult technologists with solving problems and effectively utilizing blood products.
  • Labeled blood products and performed appropriate distribution of quarantined products.
  • Determined and selected appropriate blood products for transfusion.
  • Reviewed all donor demographics and medical history, processing documentation, testing results to ensure release of only quality blood products.
  • Developed a notebook containing guidelines for the ordering, transporting and administration of blood and blood products for the Outpatient clients.
  • Performed low to high complexity manufacturing procedures, including the irradiation of blood products and maintenance of, related equipment.
  • Performed compatibility and antibody testing on blood products and set up blood products to be delivered to the floor.
  • Ordered emergency blood products from the American Red Cross and was responsible for contacting the emergency courier for transportation.
  • Blood banking type and screens, antibody ID and preparation of blood products for emergent and non emergent cases.
  • Performed blood typing, antibody screening and identification, as well as prepare and issue blood products for transfusion.
  • Distributed cross-matched blood and other blood products to nurses for patient use according to strict policies and procedures.
  • Performed Blood types, antibody screens, and cross match for the patients in need of blood products.
  • Perform inventory and order blood products from the New York Blood Center for stocks and as needed.
  • Selected the appropriate red blood cells, blood components and blood products required for adults and children.
  • Perform ABO identification, cross matching, issuing compatible blood products, blood product inventory and logistics management
  • Developed an accounting system to trace all processing steps for all blood products from creation to distribution.
  • Reduced product wastage by presenting ways to improve patient health without using blood products, for physicians.
  • Perform complex antibody workups, compatibility testing, blood component preparation, and irradiation of blood products.

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41. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Assist donors with care, prep for procedures, taking vital signs, drawing blood, and obtaining urine specimens.
  • Experience in drawing blood from patients in a hospital setting as well as in an outpatient setting.
  • Care of Pediatric patients, taking vitals, drawing blood samples and monitoring medications.
  • Performed clinical procedures such as drawing blood, manual vital signs, eye exams, and EKGs.
  • Position: Medical Technologist Working in chemistry department Responsibilities: drawing blood, process, perform testings QA.
  • Assist doctors and nurses with patient care Patient assessments Take and record vital signs Drawing blood for tests Medical Data entry

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42. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Organize clinical specimens confiscated, followed by data entry and labeling.
  • Provided accurate alphabetic and numeric data entry on an optical scanner.
  • Ensured accuracy and timeliness of data entry.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with data entry and retrieval.
  • Operated laboratory computers for data entry.
  • Performed computerized data entry and editing.
  • General office duties including data entry/filing
  • Processed all results through data entry on a secure information system that could be accessed by hospitals and private practices.
  • Performed other necessary computer duties, including generating worksheets, reports, data entry; assisted with computer validation.
  • Performed data entry and retrieval using the Computerized Immunizations Tracking Application (CITA): system administrator.
  • Involved in data entry, assist in analysis of laboratory data and produce computer generated lab reports.
  • Performed data entry and updated patient profiles, as well as verifying data and releasing test results.
  • Followed all Standard Operating Procedures in the testing of blood samples and data entry of test results.
  • Provided data entry of billing codes for patient accounts in a fast paced family medical practice.
  • Certified Med Passer, Charting, Data Entry *Counseling Residents, facilitating group therapy/ counseling groups
  • Assist and supervise client services personnel in data entry and ordering test for outreach specimens.
  • Assist with data entry, labeling, scanning, classification and results of samples.
  • Performed data entry in 2 different databases (one internal, one LIS).
  • Perform data entry, administer medication to patients and ensure safety of all residents.
  • Experienced the laboratory / hospital information systems via practice with data entry and inquiry.

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43. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Assist elderly or disabled adults with daily activities to facilitate transition to independent living.
  • Act in a supervisory role to Independent Living Instructors within the Community Living Program.
  • Educated patients and families about infant care, preparation of healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.

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44. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Tested and repaired EKG machines, centrifuges, ILK-CLK light projectors, Lombard tension units, and defibrillators.
  • Experience with telemetry monitors, EKG's, catheters, strokes, and CPR to name a few.
  • General Lab, blood bank, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, UA, Blood Gas, EKG
  • Perform Pap smears, IUD insertions and removal, EKG's, Medicare physicals and immunizations.
  • Checked vitals, drew blood work, checked glucose levels, performed and recorded EKG exams.
  • Answer telephone calls, prepare charts, patient vitals, EKG, file charts and paperwork
  • Back office: rooming/vitals, charts, RX, EKG, insurance, patient education
  • Blood pressure, pulse, respiration, charting past medical history, EKG's
  • Perform EKG's, give injections, assist physician with procedures, etc.
  • Performed EKG's, blood draws and started IV's as necessary.
  • Assist in determining and prepping applicants for Electrocardiogram (EKG) examination.
  • Provide EKG testing to all patients in a 233 bed hospital facility.
  • Performed EKG's for analysis by the physician or Cardiologist.
  • Performed standard chart duties and worked as an EKG Technician.
  • Performed EKG, cardiovascular and blood test screenings.
  • Monitor telemetry, applying and recording 12-lead EKG.
  • Performed EKG's, Prepared patient examination rooms
  • Performed EKG's and rendered patient education.
  • Performed EKG's and limited radiology procedures.
  • Perform EKG, injections, draw blood

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45. Specimen Processing

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Here's how Specimen Processing is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Second shift generalist in hematology, coagulation, chemistry, urinalysis, blood banking, specimen processing -Part time Shift Officer -Microbiologist
  • Performed laboratory testing as a generalist in hematology, chemistry, blood bank, serology and microbiology specimen processing.
  • Performed Microbiology specimen processing procedures to include agar plate inoculations, gram staining, and rapid test procedures.
  • Provided quality control involving specimen processing, culture, sub-culture, genii stains and bio-chemical analysis in Microbiology
  • Performed high-volume specimen processing, testing and result reviewing/reporting with accuracy and quality assurance.
  • Perform specimen processing and testing independently including moderate and high complexity testing.
  • Assisted in specimen processing to ensure proper specimen collection and integrity.
  • Plated a wide variety of specimens in microbiology specimen processing.
  • Assisted multiple areas with specimen processing and management.
  • Perform specimen processing including send out specimens.
  • Performed specimen processing and complex testing on blood and other specimens, using manual and automated methods and procedures.
  • Handled employee schedules, work orders, purchase orders, daily reports and some specimen processing.
  • Worked in hematology, chemistry, blood gas, coagulation, urinalysis, and specimen processing.
  • Perform all Chemistry Department testing, assist with special projects and support Specimen Processing as needed.
  • Follow all established regulations related to specimen processing, QC, lab safety, etc.
  • Include specimen receiving, specimen processing, staining, culture & sensitivity, interpret results.
  • Perform specimen processing and special lab send out procedures, following all guidelines and polices.
  • Blood Bank, Specimen processing, and all other areas of the clinical laboratory.
  • Perform lab support duties as needed (specimen processing, transfusion services).
  • Experience with Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Microbiology, and Specimen Processing.

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46. Vitros

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Here's how Vitros is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Utilized Chemistry Lab Analyzers such as Fusion, Vitros 950, and Vista 500 and 1500, Centaur and Centaur CP.
  • Involved in implementation of new analyzers in chemistry (Vitros 5.1) by contributing to linearity testing.
  • Trained staffs and assisted in the set-up of Orthos VITROS 5,1 FS Chemistry System.
  • Maintain the Vitros 5600s and En-Gen systems, reagent calibrations and management.
  • Performed quality control and maintenance on pediatric equipment(Vitros 350).
  • Operated Vitros V511, V512, and ECI chemistry analyzers.
  • Operated Vitros 500 for serum and urine testing.
  • Operated VITROS machine, Kodak Ektachem.
  • Perform Weekly Maintenance on Vitros 5600.
  • Experience with Vitros and Abbott analyzers.
  • Perform chemistry procedures using Vitros 950 and 250, ACS:180 SE and ACA IV.
  • Transferred to day shift as a Chemistry bench tech in charge of maintaining the Hybritech and Vitros 950.
  • Performed chemical tests utilizing the machines: Vitros 5.1, E 411, COBAS, and Integra.
  • Perform Quality Control and Calibrations on Chemistry instructment the Vitros 5600.
  • Run blood specimens on Vitros, Sysmex, and Compact.
  • Key operator for Vitros 5,1 and Vitros 950 chemistry analyzers.
  • Maintain the Vitros, Sysmex, and Compact.
  • Work with Vitros 350 and Beckman Coulter LH 500.
  • Maintained, calibrated, operated and troubleshoot Vitros 250 chemistry analyzer and BeckmanCoulter synchron CX5 Pro in Chemistry.
  • Gel method Type and Cross, No antibody ID Instrumentation: LH500, Vitros 5600, Sysmex coagulation analyzer

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47. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Recorded results through a variety of data entry modes into laboratory computer systems, and retrieved information upon physicians requests.
  • Experience with hospital computer system and proficient in documentation of laboratory results ensuring accuracy and patient confidentiality.
  • Use information management computer systems for patient care management in transfusion medicine and blood product relabeling.
  • Coordinated the implementation of a new laboratory computer system with other laboratory departments and hospital administration.
  • Trained more than 60 personnel on implementation of combined laboratories computer system.
  • Trained and assisted hospital staff with Mobi-Lab specimen collection computer system.
  • Reported test results accurately and on-time using modern computer systems.
  • Performed computer system functions required for timely reporting of results.
  • Participated in department projects and Computer system upgrades.
  • Operated dual laboratory and hospital-wide computer systems.
  • Receive and examine samples for adequate testing, record results in MEDITECH computer system and manual logs in every area.
  • Served as Subject Matter Expert for laboratory personnel on new microbiology computer system and the hospital-wide Epic program.
  • Process incoming products/shipments from the Red Cross, input products in computer system and place into available inventory.
  • Enter and retrieve data from laboratory computer system; may assist in orientation of new employees and students.
  • Calculate and tabulate test results and report results, as well as post results to computer system.
  • Entered data from analysis of medical tests and clinical results into the hospital's medial computer system.
  • Input test results and reports into a laboratory computer system and review results and reports for accuracy.
  • Assisted in bringing on-line a new hospital computer system for the laboratory which interfaced with hospital mainframe.
  • Worked with multiple computer systems to ensure continuity of patient care (AHLTA, CHCS).
  • Ordered and resulted patients' information in Composite Health Computer System (CHCS) and DBSS.

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48. Cerner

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Here's how Cerner is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Assist department manager by providing enhancement ideas for CERNER application.
  • Operated CERNER CLASSIC laboratory information system.
  • Train new team members to use the CERNER application to perform daily duties.
  • Submit tickets for enhancements for CERNER application to the technical development team.
  • Trained on CERNER QC build and maintenance.
  • Performed diverse information management responsibilities, including troubleshooting of Cerner Laboratory Information System and associated instrument and device interfaces.
  • Directed training sessions that assisted Laboratory Medical Technologists to become technically proficient in Cerner Millennium applications.
  • Communicated and documented critical results to medical staff using Cerner laboratory information system.
  • Report and enter results into the Cerner Laboratory information system.
  • Assisted Cerner Millennium laboratory information system Implementation and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Entered test orders using Cerner Laboratory Information System.
  • Conceived, developed and initiated Cerner vocabulary.
  • Worked with Cerner laboratory information system.
  • Utilized Cerner Laboratory Information System.
  • Generated laboratory results through Cerner.
  • Used Cerner Laboratory Information System.
  • Passed extensive training in a reference laboratory setting for Blood Banking using LIS Cerner for both moderate and extensive procedures.
  • Played a vital role in validation, implementation, and training for LIS change from Cerner to SoftBank.
  • Utilize Cerner LIS for order and result entry, specimen tracking, patient history and demographic information.
  • Recorded patient results in Cerner and communicated stat and critical results to physicians and nurses.

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49. Hepatitis

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Here's how Hepatitis is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Major responsibilities include clinical testing of specimens submitted for pregnancy screens, hepatitis testing, and tumor marker identification.
  • Researched and implemented six hepatitis analysis procedures; including instructing co-workers on theory and testing protocol.
  • Maintained tissue cultures for viral identification, performed hepatitis testing.
  • Perform manual weekly hepatitis result review.
  • Learned and performed Hepatitis reflex testing.
  • Specialized training in Microbiology, Virology, and Tissue Culture processing and handling and Hepatitis testing, including HIV1 and HTLV1.
  • Worked routinely with EIA based testing for HIV and Hepatitis panels and worked with these systems in relation to donor testing.
  • Limited cross-matching, performed HIV, Hepatitis, Immunology Testing (ANA, DNA, ANCA, etc.)
  • Performed various tests on Hepatitis B and C, HIV, Rapid Plasma Reactions, and Mononucleosis.
  • Performed various immunologic testing such as Hepatitis and HIV, along with various antibody testing using ELISA.
  • Conducted research and developmental projects on transfusion related blood borne pathogens such as viral hepatitis and HIV.
  • Performed bead-based hepatitis testing, cartridge HIV testing, latex RPR tests and CRP test.
  • Performed testing of blood for West Nile Virus, Hepatitis C, and HIV.
  • Perform screening test procedure (Hepatitis, HIV, and Malaria).
  • Perform Hepatitis A, B, C profile using ABBOTT Quantum machine.
  • Rotate through special chemistry with HIV, hepatitis and thyroid testing.
  • Staff reference technologist, responsible for Hepatitis and HIV testing
  • Supervised lab technicians who performed RIA and hepatitis tests.
  • Blood donor intake, process HIV and Hepatitis test.
  • Tested blood samples for hepatitis.

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50. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Medical Technologist jobs:
  • Perform testing on Elisa based assays for tumor markers, Infectious diseases, thyroid function, and therapeutic drugs
  • Improved the operational efficiency of the research lab by converting from manual methods to automated ELISA technology.
  • Prepared and run the Analysis of Food-Specific IGE Antibodies in serum by ELISA methods.
  • Perform clinical testing via immunological assays including RIA, ELISA, and Western Blot.
  • Performed Medical Diagnostics Testing such ELISA, RIA, and Western Blot.
  • Instrument used for testing was FPC/PPC from Abbott based on ELISA methodology.
  • Prepared and run the Analysis of Anti-Gliadin in Stool by ELISA Methods.
  • Completed six sigma project to reduce outsourcing cost for ELISA assays.
  • Operated systems such as ELISA for the screening and hormonal assays.
  • Provide clinical training to new employees in ELISA and IFA assays.
  • Performed ELISA kit tests such as typhoid, cholesterol etc.
  • Certified at performing Elisa tests on Lyme C6 and CPL.
  • Lead Technologist for of HIT Elisa.
  • Performed various forms of ELISA testing.
  • Performed EIA and ELISA assays.
  • Read culture plates, gram stain smears, ELISA tests.
  • Perform laboratory assays including routine chemistry, hematology, RIA and ELISA Develop radioactive storage policy and act as radiation safety officer
  • Performed specialized chemistry tests including ELISA method and Protein Electrophoresis.
  • Waived testing included elisa testing for Flu, Strep, RSV and HCG on the Sofia system and Mononucleosis infections.
  • Used the ELISA-based P24 Antigen Detection Kit to detect the presence of the P24 antigen in immuno-suppressed patients.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Medical Technologist

Clinical Chemistry14.1%
Lab Equipment12.9%
Hematology12.7%
Urinalysis8.2%
Microbiology7.4%
Blood Bank6.5%
Laboratory Specimens5%
Phlebotomy4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Medical Technologist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Chemistry
11%
11%
2
2
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
10.1%
10.1%
3
3
Hematology
Hematology
9.9%
9.9%
4
4
Urinalysis
Urinalysis
6.4%
6.4%
5
5
Microbiology
Microbiology
5.8%
5.8%
6
6
Blood Bank
Blood Bank
5.1%
5.1%
7
7
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Serology
Serology
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
QC
QC
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Patient Care
Patient Care
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Body Fluids
Body Fluids
2%
2%
14
14
Stat
Stat
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Antibody Identification
Antibody Identification
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Medical Technician
Medical Technician
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Immunology
Immunology
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Sysmex
Sysmex
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Lab Results
Lab Results
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
Clia
Clia
1%
1%
22
22
LIS
LIS
1%
1%
23
23
Osha
Osha
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
HIV
HIV
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
CBC
CBC
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Bacteriology
Bacteriology
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
PCR
PCR
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Clinitek
Clinitek
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Toxicology
Toxicology
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Parasitology
Parasitology
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Instrument Maintenance
Instrument Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Patient Results
Patient Results
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Gram Stains
Gram Stains
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Patient Samples
Patient Samples
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
DNA
DNA
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Blood Products
Blood Products
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Independent Living
Independent Living
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
EKG
EKG
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Specimen Processing
Specimen Processing
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Vitros
Vitros
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Cerner
Cerner
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Hepatitis
Hepatitis
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Elisa
Elisa
0.5%
0.5%

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