*This position is onsite, and sits in our Baltimore, Maryland office.
Zimmer Biomet is a global medical technology leader. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.
Responsible for all areas of laboratory testing including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic. Participates in rotating weekend coverage for all departments. Maintain a calm and positive attitude even when dealing with difficult situations. Continually looks for ways to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs. Assists with development and implementation of new policies or procedures.
Receive specimens into the lab and verify adequacy for testing
Label all specimens with barcodes after entry into the LIS
Perform all necessary processing steps to prepare specimens for testing, i.e., centrifugation, mixing, plating of culture specimens, etc.
Maintain quality assurance logs to document inadequate or missing specimens
Perform and document all required instrument maintenance and calibrations as needed
Perform and document all required quality control. Assure that testing is not performed until acceptable results are obtained
Assist with training and supervision of new employees and lab assistants in all technical areas
Participate in and document annual continuing education
Perform all testing according to SOPM
Enter test results into LIS and verify that results are being entered via the electronic instrument-LIS interface
Review and release all test results. Review questionable or critical results with a senior technologist
Assure that all critical values are reported to the ordering physician as soon as test results are validated
Update patient charts with all notes pertaining to specimen adequacy or specific test information
Provide technical information about test results to physicians
Participate in individual or group projects or on designated committees when requested to do so by the Technical Supervisor or Lab Manager
Strong written and verbal skills and attention to detail
Ability to troubleshoot and solve operating errors
Basic understanding of the IT and EMR industry
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related field preferred
ASCP, ASM, or equivalent certification preferred
At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.
As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.
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