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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 224883 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II

Job ID

224883

Location

Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Flow/Bone Marrow Lab

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of Med Technologist Specialist, Supervisor/Director and with the ability to work independently, provides specialized testing and support for the laboratory section. The Technologist performs complex technical assignments, which are broadly outlined and require theoretical insight and interpretation. (S)he exercises a high degree of skill and judgement and an understanding of the principles and methodologies of flow cytometry and bone marrow collection and processing. (S)he is also responsible for instrument maintenance/standardization, daily quality control and adherence to all laboratory and policies.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECEIVED:

Medical Technologist II reports to Med Technical Specialist and Supervisor or Director. Generally, works independently, seeking guidance from supervisor, hematopathology fellow, pathology residents and/or faculty.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXCERCISED:

May be responsible for limited supervision of laboratory staff.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

All current or future flow cytometers, blood/bone marrow automated stainers, cytocentrifuges and associated computers and software. All standard office equipment such as telephones, PC’s, Laboratory Information System (LIS) terminal and printers, calculator, copier, printers and fax machines.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processes bone marrow, blood, tissues, fluids etc. for flow cytometric analysis. Assists in preparation of bone marrow and/or peripheral blood specimens for pathologist/physician review: this may also include assistance at the patient bedside and/or clinical contact with patients. (60%)

  • Communicates to Med Technologist Specialist, Hematopathology Fellow, or Supervisor/Director on issues concerning sample integrity, labeling, and processing problems and policies. (10%)

  • Provides educational support and specialized training within the laboratory section. (5%)

  • Performs and documents instrument preventative maintenance as scheduled or as needed. (5%)

  • Performs and documents instrument troubleshooting as needed. (5%)

  • Report results of patient sample analysis using computer/instrument interface options (i.e. worksheets etc.) (5%)

  • Adheres to quality control quality assurance protocols. (5%)

  • Clean and shut down Instrumentation and Laboratory. (5%)

OTHER RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Punctuality and good attendance record.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.

  • Professional discretion with confidential patient results.

  • Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  • Participates in continuing education.

  • Weekends, holidays and on-call on rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS in Medical Technology. BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology with at least one year of relevant clinical laboratory experience. AAS with a total of 90 credit hours (as recognized by New York State). An equivalent combination of education and experience as a Medical Technologist. MT(ASCP) certification desired. Must be NYS Licensed or eligible for NYS licensure.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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