Technologist I

WellSpan Health Services

Technologist I

York, PA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Division Manager, performs a variety of technical and general duties at a basic skills and knowledge level. Functions in one or more laboratory division.Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1 Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.

    2 Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May

      operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
    
    

    3 Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.

    4 Innoculates, cultivates, classifies and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy

      and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.
    
    

    5 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended

      recipient.
    
    

    6 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.

    7 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs

      coagulation testing.
    
    

    8 Cuts, stains, and mounts specimens of human tissue. Performs special stains and/or immunohistochemical testing on

      tissues as directed by the pathologist(s).
    
    

    9 Prepares and maintains paraffin, reagents, and other solutions and stains according to standard formulas.

    10 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.

    11 May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.

    12 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new

      products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.
    
    

    13 Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

    Required Skills

    Bachelors Degree Required

    MT (ASCP) Certification is required

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    Bachelors Degree Required

    MT (ASCP) Certification is required