University of Rochester

University of Rochester logo

Job Information

University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 221821 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II

Job ID



Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time


Favorite Job




Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH


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 Infonnation System, gram stains, direct viral testing, direct molecular methods, may eventually involve reading some bacterial culture and work-up. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently and possess strong organizational skills. She/he is also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Preparing, staining and reading gram stains of CSF and OR samples. Testing of patient samples using, rapid EIA, and PCR technologies, sorting and organizing patient samples for testing and storage; 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.


  1. Ability to multi task with strong organizational skills.2. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with co-workers and customers.3. Models standards of behavior creating an atmosphere of teamwork and respect.4. Strict adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols.5. Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum requirements: NYS licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist Preferred: BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled