Performs clerical, communication, and computer duties. Processes, distributes and analyzes specimens from inpatients and outpatients. Accesses and interprets data about patient's status in order to identify each patient's age-specific needs and provides the appropriate care. Performs billing duties and maintains inventory. Works independently. Performs all levels of laboratory testing, QC and QI. Researches, writes and /or validates SOP's. Maintains Microbiology department and assists in other clinical departments as needed. Assists with supervisory duties, including evaluating and facilitating implementation of new instrumentation and test kits, assisting clinical informatics department with build and testing of microbiology orderables, and working closely with physicians and pharmacy for antimicrobial stewardship. Is an active member of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee and Infection Control. Performs all duties in accordance with CAP and JCAHO guidelines.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelors degree in a Medical Technology or related science field from an accredited college/university
Completion of an approved Medical Technology internship.
Medical Technologist (ASCP, AMT, NCA).
Two -Five years of extensive Microbiology experience required.
Additional Salary Information: As one of our employees, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package that includes:
•A 401(k) savings plan
•Medical/vision/dental/life insurance after 31st day of employment
•Paid time off program
•Online educational program
•Employee stock purchase plan
East Cooper Medical Center is one of South Carolina’s leading hospitals. Our aim is to put you, the patient, first.
Everything we do is designed to provide you with more successful procedures, faster recovery times and a better quality of life. Our hospital combines expertise with compassionate and detail-oriented care. We believe that we have found the perfect blend so that our patients leave East Cooper in better health — and with a smile on their faces.