JOB TITLE: Medical Laboratory Technician TEMP
JOB LOCATION: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job TYPE: TEMPORARY; Duration of
assignment approx. 90 days
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
WHERE TO APPLY: imssfl.com
Integrated Mission Support
Services (IMSS) is seeking a qualified Medical Laboratory Technician for a short-term
assignment to facilitate a surge of Occupational Medicine Certification Exams/Physicals.
This temporary position supports the Occupational Health
program. Principal works areas are in the clinical laboratory, x-ray, and support
to clinical operations
The employee performs duties to conduct a wide range of
non-invasive and invasive tests including x-ray, blood draws, urine analysis
and assist with ECG and pulmonary function tests to provide data relating to
employee job fitness and status of emergency patients, working within the
limits of standard or accepted practice. The main emphasis of the temporary position is drawing blood,
significant phlebotomy experience is preferred. Taking x-rays of patients as
directed by physicians, and provide data related to treatment or physical
examinations. Process x-rays using the
clinic digital imaging system.
upon training and demonstrated competency, perform a wide range of non-invasive
and invasive procedures including specimen collections (blood draws or
venipuncture, urine, stool, or other body fluids), resting electrocardiograms,
pulmonary function tests (spirometry), audiograms, Titmus and other vision
testing. Perform urine dipstick analysis and recording.
basic vital signs and patient intake, including pulse, blood pressure,
respirations, temperature, height, weight, near and far visual acuities,
estimated visual fields, whisper hearing test, and other anthropomorphic
measurements. Calculate BMI or body fat % as needed.
any required x-ray equipment maintenance and documentation routines to maintain
quality control of results and operating safety of equipment.
patient x-ray history as appropriate.
Edit, distribute and file x-ray and laboratory reports. Recognize abnormalities of laboratory or
x-ray reports that should be reviewed by a physician.
blood specimens from patients as required, to provide data related for
treatment or physical examination.
Ensure proper collection and preparation of specimens and compliance
with established procedures and instructions.
urine specimens from patients as required for emergency procedures.
patient lab work data into computer system and track to ensure that results are
returned and filed.
pulmonary function testing, as required.
Instruct patients on the procedures explain results using standard
profiles and provide education relating to habits and lifestyle changes, which
may help to improve lung function or avoid disease.
electrocardiograms as required, analyze results for abnormalities and submit
results for review to physician.
Assist in maintaining the facilities and equipment in
compliance with, and to support the maintenance of operational certifications
i.e. JCAHO, CLIA, etc.
Conduct Stress testing under the direction of a
physician. Maintain exercise equipment. Review chart history to determine the
existence of limiting or disqualifying conditions. Prepare patients, monitor
blood pressure and 12 lead ECG reading during exercise testing for performing
stress test and take action as required by observable symptoms or results to
stop testing and/or summon physician. Educate patients regarding cardiovascular
health. Review test results for obvious abnormalities requiring referral to
physician or possible treatment. Experience
and or certification in this area is highly desirable.
calibration, sterilization and maintenance operations on pulmonary function
physicians with physical examinations or treatment procedures as required.
maintain, order and restock supplies for laboratory and x-ray functions.
with health screening programs.
and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate
activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain
specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and
other assigned departmental operations to maintain workflow.
work area in a clean and orderly condition.
Ensure safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
in active implementation of company initiatives to ensure compliance with OSHA
VPP, ISO, JCAHO and other mandated regulatory or conformance
education requirement is a high school diploma but AA degree preferred.
in phlebotomy and clinical laboratory functions most important. Documented
experience in the use of medical computers, software, and peripherals;
pulmonary function analytical equipment; defibrillators; electro cardio
monitoring equipment; x-ray machine and support equipment; sterilizer and
related equipment; hazardous waste containment equipment, microscope, common
clinical laboratory operating equipment; pneumatic BP monitor; stress testing
following license/certifications (or obtain within 6 months of employment):
Blood drawing experience (Phlebotomy Certificate
BLS – Basic Life Support Provider
Basic x-ray license preferred but not required
Ability to Performing EKGs and PFTs preferred but not
Must thrive in a team atmosphere and effectively work with all
levels of employees. General office
environment may require minor lifting and bending.
Complies with all Company safety policies and site-specific safety
procedures. Participates in and supports
the KEMCON safety program. Ensures safe
operating conditions within area of responsibility. Identifies potential hazards, concerns, and
safety incidents and reports to supervisory personnel.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
IMSS is a drug-free workplace.