Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Medical Technologist (Core Lab) - PT1 Days


Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospital campuses with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center Main and Atlanta Medical Center South. Together, Atlanta Medical Center is the second largest licensed-bed hospital in Georgia. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center - South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly "family" atmosphere and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. So whether you're looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a campus for you!

We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet's elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:

Bariatric Center of Excellence

Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1 st in Georgia)

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease

American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke

2011 "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" recognition from Joint Commission (1 of only hospitals nationwide to receive this honor - 1 of only 162 hospitals nationwide to receive recognition in all four major measure sets)

AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.

Atlanta Medical Center's Laboratory Services department offers a wide range of services to include: histology, cytology, microbiology, blood bank as well as general lab. The laboratory department focuses on customer service and quality of tests results and our lab is CAP and AABB accredited. Our employees enjoy:

1. $3,000.00 sign on bonus or $10,000.00 student loan repayment program for FT employees

2. Relocation Assistance for FT employees

3. Rotating weekends and holidays (every 3 to 4 weekends)

4. Night shift cross trained to various areas.

The Medical Technologist will perform standardized to complex laboratory tests in the general lab Section; assignments often require technical expertise and independent judgement. Some of the duties include:

1. Verifies proper specimen/test/patient identification

2. Takes responsibility for completion of daily routine duties assigned to work area

3. Investigates and resolves pending and incomplete work, clerical and technical discrepancies

4. Performs and records quality control, takes and documents appropriate action

5. Troubleshoots problems with procedures, Quality Control, instruments and computer

6. Recognizes unreasonable results/ patient information and reacts appropriately

7. Participates in proficiency testing

8. Meets expected requirements of Laboratory Continuing Education program

9. Performs appropriate repeat testing when abnormal results are found

10. Judges specimen adequacy/ integrity

11. Reports and investigates computer problems and instrument problems

12. Completes testing within turn-around time guidelines

13. Organizes and completes several tasks simultaneously without loss of accuracy

14. Adheres to all policies to prevent the exposure of self patient or other employees to blood borne pathogen and safety hazards


Position requires MT (ASCP) and previous experience in general lab.

The successful candidate will have:

1. Considerable knowledge of the principles and laboratory applications.

2. Working knowledge of current laboratory facilities, methods, equipment and materials.

3. Ability to perform standard laboratory tests and examinations independently.

4. Ability to prepare laboratory records and reports.

5. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, and physicians

6. Ability to perform routine and advanced testing procedures

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Due to the large volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to accept / return phone calls regarding application status or process. Please know that we will review every application that is submitted and will contact only those applicants that are selected for an interview.

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