EC30 - Technical Medical Associate III
General Nature of Work:
Supervises the technical operation of a large department, laboratory or clinic; performs advanced diagnostic procedures.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Supervises technologists in the operation of a cardiovascular laboratory, a non-invasive laboratory, a nuclear medicine laboratory, a research laboratory or a large X-ray department or clinic.
Performs advanced diagnostic procedures.
Assists in the training of technicians and students.
Orders and maintains supplies and equipment.
Develops and monitors budget.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the procedures, equipment and techniques one must use in the position.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biology or physics.
Knowledge of the basic principles of leadership and team building.
Skill in the operation and maintenance of various types of equipment such as cardiovascular equipment, sonographic equipment, X-ray equipment, histology equipment and precision measuring equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to exercise initiative and make independent decisions.
Ability to supervise and train subordinate personnel.
Ability to plan and organize the unit's operations.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience or training within the specific work area.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and three years experience or training within the specific work area.
MUSC Physical Requirements: