Reg. Medical Technologist--Core Lab UMC
About the Job
University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow's cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care. We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier. Summary Perform a wide range of routine to complex medical laboratory tests, procedures and analyzes to provide data for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. May be required to lift up to 50 lbs. Job Duties Analyze body fluids, such as blood, urine, and tissue samples, and record normal or abnormal findings Study blood samples for use in transfusions by identifying the number of cells, the cell morphology or the blood group, blood type, and compatibility with other blood types Operate sophisticated laboratory equipment, such as microscopes and cell counters and chemical analyzers Use automated equipment and computerized instruments capable of performing a number of tests at the same time Determine validity of laboratory results Log data from medical tests and enter results into a patient's medical record Discuss results and findings of laboratory tests and procedures with physicians and other healthcare professionals Supervise or train medical laboratory technicians and technologists Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree Current Louisiana license or temporary license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Specialist UMC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.