Medical Technologist 2,CoreLab

Rochester, NY

POSITION SUMMARY:

This Technologist is responsible for the timely and accurate analysis of patient samples utilizing moderately to highly complex methods. Responsibilities include specimen identification and accessioning in the Laboratory Information System, gram stains, direct viral testing and positive blood culture notification and work-up. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently and possess strong organizational skills. He/ She is also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/ equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA and PCR technologies, sorting and organizing patient samples for testing and storage; adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols; reporting results of testing via LIS/ instrument interface, as well as manual data entry; answering telephone inquiries; maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents; performing daily/ weekly/ monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment. Reading bacterial cultures, performing susceptibility testing and participating in training of technologists as needed.

EQUIPMENT USED :

Standard and complex laboratory equipment, office equipment, and PC and Lab Information System (LIS).

Knowledge & Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology and 1 year of relevant clinical laboratory experience required or

  2. Associate's degree (AAS) with a total of 90 credit hours (per NYS distribution requirements) and 1 year of relevant clinical laboratory experience required

  3. Or equivalent combination of education and experience

  4. Licensed Clinical Lab Technologist per New York State upon hire required

Preferred:

  1. Effective interpersonal skills, and maintains a friendly and courteous professional manner at all times.

  2. Is able to prioritize and maintain focus while performing multiple tasks.

  3. Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies, including I CARE.

  4. Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 33.50 - $ 43.55 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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