001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Medical Technologist

Job Location US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/12/2018 2:23 PM)
# of Openings
1616 Hayes Street


Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation’s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row.



The Medical Technologist, under the direction of the laboratory director and under the supervision of the general supervisor, processes specimens, performs test procedures, make preliminary interpretations, maintains equipment, perform quality control and quality assurance procedures.  While on-call, must be able to perform all procedures related to donor workups, entering results in UNOS computer, and communicating with organ coordinators and/or physicians as needed.  This individual is responsible for overseeing the workflow in the assigned area of testing, performing QC and QA as required, and monitoring inventory.


The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Performs only those high and/or moderate complexity tests authorized by the laboratory director and which require skills commensurate with the person’s education, training, experience, or technical abilities.
  • Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reagent preparation, and reporting of test results.  Responsible for maintaining proper test records that are easily retrievable.  (1-2;   65%)
  • Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples. (3%)
  • Adheres to the laboratory’s quality control procedures and documents all QC activities, including instrument calibrations and maintenance, reagent checks, and parallel testing for new methodologies.  (5%)
  • Follows the laboratory’s corrective action policies and procedures when the test systems fall outside the established acceptable levels.  All corrective actions must be documented on appropriate forms.  (10%)
  • Identifies problems which may affect test performance or test results.  Documents problems and resolutions on appropriate corrective action forms.  The problems are reported to the supervisor or director/technical supervisor and corrective actions are initiated immediately. (5%)
  • Documents client complaints or concerns and report to supervisor or director for follow-up actions, if necessary.   (2%)
  • Reports all incidents involving laboratory errors, amended reports, or laboratory accidents/ incidents promptly to the Supervisor and/or Director. (2%)
  • Proficient in the use of the laboratory computer system (Datalink), DNA analysis programs, Luminex software system, and other computer software programs necessary for performance of job. (5%)
  • Reviews procedure manual at least annually. Ensure procedure manual reflects current policies and procedures.  (3%)
  • Responsible for maintaining efficient workflow within the department.  Gives input and ideas to increase productivity while maintaining quality.
  • Responsible for performing routine QC and QA procedures to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory in the specific department assigned.
  • Works with the Supervisor and Director to solve problems relating to test performance, personnel, quality control, safety, etc.
  • Assists in verifying HLA in UNET (Tiedi forms)



  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical technology from a four year college or university, which includes the completion of an approved medical laboratory technologist training program
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science and clinical laboratory training/ experience which meets the education/experience/training requirements of the state in which the employee works
  • Equivalent education/experience which meets the requirements for a medical laboratory technologist/clinical laboratory scientist in the state in which the employee works.


Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • State licence as a Medical Laboratory Technologist (or equivalent terminology), general or specialty area, in the state where the employee works. 
  • For those states without a state license, a nationally recognized certification in the clinical laboratory profession is required.
  • Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) by ABHI (American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics) is expected upon completion of training and one year’s experience.  C
  • One year's experience.  Certified Histocompatibility Specialist is strongly recommended.



DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.


For more information about equal opportunity please see: 




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