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Medical Technologist

Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:


  • This is a general description of work performed by the position.
  • Consistently and accurately completes moderate to highly complex laboratory testing.
  • adhering to established laboratory procedures and state of California CLIA requirements.
  • Prepares and tests new reagents or controls and evaluates performance acceptability based on established criteria.
  • Determines the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria in testing procedures.
  • Determines the acceptability of routine analysis prior to releasing results.
  • Takes appropriate action in response to critical values or unusual or unexpected results.
  • Reviews and accurately enters results of testing.
  • Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and/or calibration of laboratory equipment and properly documenting actions taken as directed by laboratory procedures.
  • Safely handle hazardous materials observing all safety rules and regulations to mitigate underlying risk of exposure to self and others.
  • Promptly report incidents, near misses and chemical spills to EH&S.
  • Review calibration and QC results to ensure they meet specification limits and that appropriate corrective actions are taken to achieve acceptability prior to releasing any test results.
  • Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and/or calibration of laboratory equipment and properly documenting actions taken based on approved schedule.
  • Identify inconsistent lab results and inform the appropriate group of observed inconsistencies.
  • Monitor QC performance for shifts and/or trends and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
  • Clean and maintain analytical equipment to manufacturer specifications, assist with troubleshooting as necessary and calibrate acceptably prior to use per CLIA requirements.
  • Maintain proper documentation for calibration, QC acceptance, equipment maintenance, specimen handling, and results certification as required.
  • Support Validation studies in compliance with approved protocol.
  • Assist with training and support for Unlicensed Testing Personnel As applicable, attend seminars and obtain training as necessary to maintain and improve professional knowledge and to satisfy continuing education requirements for state of California CLS licensing.


    • Must be licensed by the state of California under BPC, Chapter 3 as a Clinical Laboratory.
    • Scientist (Generalist or, Chemist).
    • Bachelors Degree in Science.
    • Must possess a strong work ethic with commitment to safety, compliance, and quality.
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences and provide coaching to peers and subordinates.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience reviewing quality control data; method development and validation of laboratory developed tests.


        • Analytical Skills (e.g. statistical, risk analysis, engineering analysis).
        • Team player.
        • Interpersonal Skills.
        • Drives for results.
        • High level of attention to detail.
        • Adaptability.

Keywords: CYNET SYSTEMS, Santa Rosa , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Santa Rosa, California

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