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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 223020 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 223020

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time Part-Time

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Part Time 20 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This Technologist is responsible for 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 result notification 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:

Pre analytical:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain and rapid EIA 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; participating in training of technologists.

Post analytical:

Perform patient testing with primary emphasis on Bacteriology cultures and associated rapid technologies for identification and/or susceptibility testing. With experience­ opportunity to rotate into special MIC testing, Mycology, Parasitology, or Mycobacteriology.

Qualifications:

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

  • Is able to prioritize and maintain focus while performing multiple taks.

  • Adherence to all Univeristy, Division and Department policies, including ICARE

  • Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  • Must be NYS licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist. BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience and NYS license in the Clincial Laboratory category.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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