Medical Technologist Technical Expert

Geisinger Health System Wilkes-Barre, PA

About the Job

Location:

Geisinger Wyoming Valley (GWV)

Shift:

Evenings (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Worker Type:

Regular

Exemption Status:

No

Job Summary:

Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area. Serves as the technical expert and makes decisions in the absence of the Analytical Specialist.

Job Duties:

  • Performs technical duties and serves as a technical expert at the instrument or platform level.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves technical problems with instruments.
  • Makes operational decisions in the absence of the Analytical Specialist or Team Leader.
  • Assists in the evaluation and validation of new products, assays and instrumentation.
  • Serves as a key operator for all instrumentation within the technical area of responsibility.
  • Assists in implementation of new testing and new methods, including procedure writing.
  • Assists with annual procedure manual review and revision.
  • Interprets specialized testing as appropriate.
  • In conjunction with the Analytical Specialist, ensures that competency, proficiency testing, quality control and maintenance are completed and reviewed.
  • Assists Analytical Specialist with inventory management.
  • Participates in the training of employees.
  • Member of the Best Practice Committee for their area of responsibility when appropriate.
  • Meets all the qualifications and performance requirements of the Medical Technologist position.
  • Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
  • Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.


Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Required), - (Preferred)

Experience:

Minimum of 4 years-Laboratory (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s):

Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body

Skills:

Communication Skills, Laboratory Equipment Operation, Laboratory Results Reporting, Laboratory Services, Organizational Skills, Preceptor Skills, Time Management

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

  • KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.
  • EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.
  • LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.
  • INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
  • SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family¬†

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.