Cleveland Clinic HEMATOLOGY-TECHNOLOGIST in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This position is responsible for laboratory specimen processing, test performance and test result reporting in the clinical departments of the laboratory.

? Performs duties as assigned or requested by the Laboratory Director / Manager or designate

? Refers all clinical interpretations to the respective Clinical Laboratory Consultants.

? Performs and reports tests on patient"s specimens in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures

? Performs and interprets tests at all complexity levels

? Demonstrates an understanding of the theory and scientific principles of laboratory testing as well as the technical, procedural, and problem solving aspects

? Correlates abnormal laboratory data with pathological states, determines the validity of test results and the need for additional tests

? Communicates test results, reference ranges, specimen requirements, and other pertinent information to authorized sources

? Performs clinical laboratory testing in an efficient manner

? Produces accurate results with minimal clerical/data entry errors

? Assists the Lead Technologist with educational and training programs for employees regarding equipment usage, new protocols, patient safety, and career development

? Assists the Lead Technologist in programs for performance improvement, efficiency and productivity, employee engagement and patient experience

? Assists the Lead Technologist with the maintenance of all required section records and the provision of any statistical data that might be required in support of management activities

? Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies

? Follows protocols for running controls and accepting and verifying results

? Participates in internal and external performance improvement activities as appropriate

? Adheres to laboratory quality control policies and documents all quality control activities

? Performs equipment preventive maintenance as scheduled

Hematology

? Works in this area under the guidance of a Lead Laboratory Technologist

? Processes blood samples on the hematology / coagulation analyser.

? Analyzes and evaluates results received for accuracy and appropriateness of the result.

? Maintains the cleanliness of assigned instrumentation and /or equipment.

? Repairs instruments/equipment and/or initiates requests for instrument/equipment repairs and/or service through vendors.

? Completes and maintains preventive maintenance and troubleshooting records.

? Troubleshoots procedural and technical problems.

? Performs and documents quality assurance and improvement activities.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

? A. Minimum of two (2) years experience in a clinical laboratory environment is required (note: with a master"s degree, minimum of one (1) year experience in a clinical laboratory is required) ? B. Minimum of four (4) years experience in a clinical laboratory environment ? For UAE Nationals: upon completion of an internship ? Knowledge of regulatory standards as it applies to the clinical laboratory ? Strong problem-solving and organizational skills ? Strong oral and written communication skills ? Ability to speak and write in English is required ? Ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is preferred

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

? A. Bachelor"s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science, or equivalent qualification (minimum three (3) year training course) ? B. Graduation from an accredited (MLT) program leading to registration with ASCP/CMLS or equivalent ? Current national license is required ? Masters in Biomedical Science or a relevant clinical master"s degree in a related field is preferred (will reduce one (1) year from the required years of experience)