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Medical Lab Technologist

Company: Loyal Source
Location: Fresno
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Loyal Source Government Service is currently seeking Medical Lab Technologists for a notional opportunity for the VA .Pay: $42/hrWhy Choose VA for your healthcare career? To serve with and for the Veterans who've served us.Your choice of a career at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) means joining thousands of physicians, nurses, mental health and allied health professionals, pharmacists and nonclinical support staff building careers based on giving back.Qualifications: A Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. ORA full 4-year course of study that included 12 months in a college or hospital-based medical technology program or medical technology school approved by a recognized accrediting organization. The professional medical technology curriculum may have consisted of a 1-year post- bachelor's certificate program or the last 1 or 2 years of a 4-year program of study culminating in a bachelor's in medical technology. ORA Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, AND five years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis/Body Fluids. This combination of education and experience must have provided knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of medical technology equivalent to that provided by the full 4-year course of study described in A or B above. All science and mathematics courses must have been acceptable for credit toward meeting the requirements for a science major at an accredited college or university.Acceptable experience is responsible professional or technician experience in a hospital laboratory, health agency, industrial medical laboratory, or pharmaceutical house; or teaching, test development, or medical research program experience that provided an understanding of the methods and techniques applied in performing professional clinical laboratory work.Certification/licensure as a medical technologist (generalist) obtained through written examination by a nationally recognized credentialing agency (ACSP or AMT) or State licensing body.Scope of Care: Shall be responsible for performing routine and complex histological procedures, preparing technically adequate slides of tissue sections by processing tissue blocks; embedding, cutting, staining, and cover slipping, performing needle biopsies, frozen section procedure, and assisting with autopsy procedures.Receiving, and accessioning specimens from various locations including, but not limited to, surgery, outpatient clinics, and emergency department. Processing tissue into paraffin blocks, cutting staining and cover slipping slides, delivering slides to the pathologist for diagnosis.Assist with autopsy procedures including preparing the body for dissecting, making the initial cavity incision, dissecting and removing tissue, weighing and recording tissue weights and sizes and preserving tissue for microscopic exam, obtaining specimens for microbiologic cultures, closing the incision and preparing the body for delivery to the mortuary.Maintain the histology laboratory in an orderly fashion, filing blocks and slides in accordance established protocols.About Loyal SourceLoyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide, with a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare. Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employer and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.For more information go to our website and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Loyal Source, Fresno , Medical Lab Technologist, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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