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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 220065 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II

Job ID

220065

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

Schedule

EVENINGS; WKENDS/HOL

Responsibilities

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, direct molecular methods, reading culture plates and positive blood culture notification and work-up. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently and possess strong organizational skills. They are also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.

Responsibilities:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA, and PCR technologies, reading bacterial cultures and performing susceptibility testing, 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; communicating results to patient care providers and answering telephone inquiries; maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents; performing daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment; participating in proficiency testing and training of technologists.

Qualifications:

A 4 year college education, including related laboratory and/or technical training with certification by the registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or other nationally recognized professional certifying body; or a 4 year college education in an appropriate science and 2 years of closely related laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience and NYS license in the Clinical Laboratory Technologist category.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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