Clinical Laboratory Technologist- FISH

FISH Ft Myers, Florida Onsite


Description

Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to join a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you can use your skills while continuing to be challenged and learn? Then we encourage you to dive deeper into this opportunity

We believe in career development and empowering our employees. Not only do we provide career coaches internally, but we offer many training opportunities to expand your knowledge base! We have highly competitive benefits with a variety HMO and PPO options. We have company 401k match along with an Employee Stock Purchase Program. We have tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and even start employees off with 16 days of paid time off plus holidays. We offer wellness courses and have highly engaged employee resource groups. Come join the Neo team and be part of our amazing World Class Culture!

NeoGenomics is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Technologist who wants to continue to learn in order to allow our company to grow.

Now that you know what we're looking for in talent, let us tell you why you'd want to work at NeoGenomics:

As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the exceptional work you perform. Together, we will become the world's leading cancer reference laboratory.

Position Summary

Clinical Laboratory Technologist I :

  • Works under general supervision and is responsible for complex laboratory procedures and handling all types of specimens submitted to the department for processing tasks assigned (Entry Level).

Clinical Laboratory Technologist II:

  • Works under minimal supervision and consistently and accurately performs either a greater number of multiplex tasks than a Clinical Laboratory Technologist I (Intermediate level).

Clinical Laboratory Technologist III:

  • The Clinical Laboratory Technologist III works under little or no supervision and consistently and accurately performs either a greater number or more varied amount of complex or difficult tasks and assignments than the work performed by a Clinical Laboratory Technologist II (Experience Level).

Responsibilities

Technologist I:

  • Performs clinical laboratory tests proficiently with supervision and exercises independent judgment in the specialty assigned
  • Follows the lab procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintains accurate and complete records of all testing performed on-site
  • Determines the acceptability of specimens for testing, prepares for testing and identifies specimen related problems according to established SOP guidelines.
  • Analyzes specimens using approved testing procedures (see department SOP’s)
  • Reviews, releases test results and follows department’s procedure in reporting STATS or Critical results to the interpreting physician per department SOP
  • Performs and documents Quality Control on reagents, equipment and assays. Recognizes and acts on QC failures by consultation or follow-up with the department Supervisor or Lead technologist regarding courses of action taken to achieve resolution
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
  • Assists the department in ensuring an efficient workflow operation by reporting existing problems, i.e. problems concerning individual cases, tests, equipment and supplies that may cause significant delay on the workflow process for the department Lead, Supervisor or Director
  • Prepare stock solutions, reagents and cocktails used in the laboratory as per established SOP’s. Tests and evaluates them based on standard criteria and documents all observed results
  • Ensures accurate tracking and labeling of reagents, solutions, and supplies
  • Maintains laboratory cleanliness, functional state, as well as scheduling equipment and instrument maintenance as required
  • Demonstrates initiative in making suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity and provides consistent feedback

Technologist II :

  • Strong proficiency in Technologist I responsibilities
  • Consistently and independently performs the more complex level of clinical tests by following department procedures
  • Assumes initiative for prompt, accurate performance of test results with appropriate documentation of result
  • Performs newly introduced tests to the laboratory that require defined skills
  • Proficient in all applicable areas of testing and in troubleshooting all applicable instruments/procedures in the department
  • Participates in continuing education; present periodic in-service programs
  • Must be familiar with CAP/CLIA requirements and knowledgeable with the specialty requirements within those organization

Technologist III:

  • Excellent understanding in all Clinical Laboratory Technologist I and II responsibilities
  • Performs QC and calibrations with appropriate frequency and evaluates results to decide whether test should be reported
  • Selects and evaluates control material and data using established criteria. Initiates a corrective action process whenever test system do not perform according to the established criteria
  • Advanced knowledge of CAP/CLIA requirements and knowledgeable with the specialty requirements within those organizations

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited college or university preferred. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences with the addition of at least 1 year of laboratory experience/training/training course

Experience

  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist I: One to five years equivalent experience (high complexity testing) preferred
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist II:  (4) years or more of equivalent experience (high complexity testing) preferred
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist III: Six (6) or more years of experience (high complexity testing) preferred

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, while having a strong ability for attention to detail.
  • Ability to work fast pace environment, either independently and within a team environment
  • Must be able to work in a biohazard environment, follow safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual, and be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Good visual acuity including color perception required for certain departments
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist I: Basic understanding of laboratory techniques

Clinical Laboratory Technologist II:

  • Proven understanding of general laboratory techniques with emphasis on department specific techniques

Clinical Laboratory Technologist III:

  • Advanced understanding of general laboratory techniques with emphasis on department specific techniques

Certificate Compliance Requirement

  • Internationally: No certification required
  • U.S. Nationally: ASCP certification for the assigned specialty, as available
  • FL: current state license to perform laboratory testing = Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • CA: current state license to perform laboratory testing = Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientist or Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist
  • TN: current state license to perform laboratory testing = Medical Laboratory Professional

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.