1. Conducts chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, and spinal fluid to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.

  2. Analyzes laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results.

  3. Enters data from analysis of medical tests and clinical results into computer for storage.

  4. Operates, calibrates, and maintains equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers and computer-controlled analyzers.

  5. Establishes and monitors quality assurance programs and activities to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results.

  6. Sets up, cleans, and maintains laboratory equipment.

  7. Provides technical information about tests results to physicians.

  8. Collects and studies blood samples to determine the number of cells, their morphology, or their blood group, blood type, and compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic techniques.

  9. Analyzes samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.

  10. Cultivates, isolates, and assists in identifying microbial organisms, and performs various tests on these microorganisms.

  11. Stains and mounts biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis following standard laboratory procedures.

  12. Selects and prepares specimen and media for cell culture using aseptic technique and knowledge of medium components and cell requirements.

  13. Ensures laboratory is staffed by a tech at all times (nights and weekends) by participating in the call rotation.

  14. Performs all other duties as assigned.