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SoutheastHEALTH Medical Lab Technician (MLT) in Dexter, Missouri

Medical Lab Technician (MLT)

Licensed Technical Dexter, MO Clinical Lab Full-Time



Day ShiftTo process and analyze laboratory specimens and disseminate accurate laboratory data to health care providersBegin

  • Process and analyze specimens under supervision of Medical Technologists and Supervisors.

  • Disseminate accurate laboratory data

  • Responsible for accurate analysis of biological fluids and human body tissues by the use of chemicals, reagents, and complex instruments

  • Maintains Quality Control by monitoring shifts, trends, and delta checks reporting any issues to supervisors

  • Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on instruments with limited supervision

  • Duties require interaction with different patient age groups (neonate, child, adolescents, adults, and elderly) and require recognition that different age groups require specialized care

  • Performs proper specimen collection, including patient preparation, if applicable, labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation and storage of specimens

  • Implements all standard laboratory procedures

  • Knowledge of reagent stability and storage;

  • Implements the quality control policies and procedures of the laboratory;

  • Assess and verify the validity of patient test results through the evaluation of quality control sample values prior to reporting patient test results

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Associate degree which meets minimum requirements of the ASCP as a Medical Laboratory Technician, or equivalent. (Refer to CLIA guidelines 493.1489b1)

  • Required MLT certification from a nationally recognized institution (ASCP or NCA) within 6 months of hire or eligibility period

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English