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University of Rochester Medical Technologist I - 227430 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist I Job ID 227430

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

Responsibilities

Position Summary

The NYS License Eligible Medical Technologist accurately performs, interprets and carefully documents all technical procedures as per training and protocol guidelines. These duties include but are not limited to the following duties: computer documentation of work; quality control; and preventative maintenance of equipment. The technologist also organizes work to meet patient work load and performs technical and analytical duties under the supervision of a NYS Licensed Medical Technologist. The NYS License Eligible Medical Technologist maintains job competence through in - ho use and other available continuing education.

Key Behaviors/Performance Criteria

The NYS License Eligible Medical Technologist is expected to demonstrate the following values and behaviors:

  • Integrity- I will conduct myself in a fair, responsible, and trustworthy manner.

  • Compassion - I will act with empathy and understanding towards others.

  • Accountability- I have an obligation to take responsibility for my actions and to join with my colleagues in realizing the hospital's vision.

  • Respect- I will treat patients, families and colleagues with dignity and sensitivity, valuing their differences.

  • Excellence - I will rise above the ordinary through my personal efforts and those of my team.

    Job Duties

  • Accurately performs and interprets clinical laboratory tests, procedures and techniques as assigned by the area supervisor or designee (65%).

  • Functions in technical support roles as needed: checking patient computer files, prioritizing and triaging work, answering phones, and other miscellaneous tasks. (10%)

  • Prepares reagents as instructed; restocks bench supplies; follows proper storage and sampling requirements for patient specimens; and troubleshoots and resolves problem specimens. (10%)

  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly and annual quality control as instructed and follows the preventative maintenance protocols when applicable. (5%)

  • Cleans general lab areas, answers phones, and rotates through other laboratory stations as needed when available. (3%)

  • Maintains continuing education and competencies as directed. (2%)

  • Participate in other duties as assigned. (5%)

    Additional Requirements

  • Arrives promptly for assigned shifts and follows attendance policies.

  • Rotates shifts, weekends and holidays as assigned with on-call responsibilities.

  • Follows lab safety procedures with potentially hazardous materials.

  • Complies with department and University policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills.

    Relationships/Authorities

    Reports directly to the assistant supervisor of the shift or designee Works under the supervision of a NYS Licensed Medical Technologist

    Education/Experience

    BSMT degree. or

    BS degree with completion of an Advanced Certificate in Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology An equivalent combination of education and experience

    Desired:

    ASCP certification

    Must be license eligible to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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