Medical Technologist Blood Bank in Miami Beach, FL at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

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Medical Technologist, Blood Bank - Per Diem
As Mount Sinai continues to grow, so does our legacy of caring.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to be South Florida's hospital of choice for great medicine. With more than 4000 employees, 500 volunteers, 670 beds, 26 operating suites and more than 650 physicians and 950 nurses. Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital. It takes the contribution of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world-class institution it is today. As a team we have focused our efforts on assuring that our patients receive high quality medical care.
Job Duties: 
• Maintains a minimum inventory of blood products and reagents to ensure adequate patient care and sufficient supplies for the oncoming shift.
• Recognize and take corrective action when equipment failure occurs, to ensure proper storage conditions of blood products and continuity of patient care.
• Performs blood types with 100% accuracy.   Investigates and reports all instances when blood types to not agree with historical type.
• Communicates at shift change and follows through on pending orders or problems from previous shift.
• Performs and documents Quality Control. Reports significant deviations to the supervisor/manager. Documents corrective action.
• Determines specimen acceptability and priority, taking action accordingly.
• Maintains a minimum inventory of reagents / supplies to ensure adequate patient care and sufficient supplies and reagents for the next shift.
• Recognize and take corrective action when equipment failure occurs, to minimize delays in patient testing.
• Call and document critical values or alert levels per department policy.
• Follow laboratory policy in regards to standard precautions, wearing of PPE, disposal of biohazardous waste, routine waste and sharps.
• Provides assistance to co-workers and/or works alternative shifts/hours as needed or requested.
• Teach and train staff as assigned. Performs charge tech duties in the absence of the manager.
• Addresses instrument flags prior to release of patient results. Monitors delta checks and takes action accordingly.
• Cleans and decontaminates workstation, disposing of specimens, reagents, and confidential information as appropriate.
• 3-5 years in Specialty preferred
• Licensed by the State of Florida (or eligible) in appropriate specialties - national certification preferred
• Completion of training program in medical technology