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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 232246 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 232246

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Molecular Diagnostics


Job Summary:

The Technologist is responsible for the timely and accurate test analysis using moderately complex methods and/or instrumentation in a rapidly changing and developing field. Reporting of results for patient samples is interpretive in nature. He/She is also responsible for instrument maintenance/standardization, daily quality control and adherence to all laboratory policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes patient samples using current, moderately complex laboratory methods/instrumentation (64%)

  • Logs in samples, checks all requisitions for accuracy, manages informed consent issues. (10%)

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

  • Reports results of patient sample analysis manually in the LIS (5%)

  • Performs developmental assays for the director of the lab (5%)

  • Answers telephone inquiries (5%)

  • Participates in the training of other technologists, technicians and/or residents (1%)

  • Performs instrument preventative maintenance as scheduled or needed (2.5%)

  • Performs method/instrument troubleshooting as needed (2.5%)

Other Demands:

  • Punctuality and a good attendance record.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.

  • Professional discretion with confidential patient results.

  • Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  • Participation in continuing education.


  • Technologists report to the Technical Specialists and Supervisors.

  • Generally works independently, seeking guidance from laboratory supervisors, Pathology residents and/or Faculty.


Must be NYS Licensed

Job Progression:

Level A: All techs remain at this level 1-year min. after completion of training; continuing education credits required.

Level B: Will provide pool of people for Medical Technologist – Spec

  • “grooming”

  • *Complete 2 years min. at this level

  • *Continuing education credits

  • *Meritorious performance

  • *Cross train to specialize in specific areas

  • *Fulfill training requirements

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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