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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 235675 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 235675

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

Time as Reported Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

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, viral culture, direct antigen testing and nucleic acid amplification testing. 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:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using cell culture and rapid EIA techniques, detection of chlamydial, viral and bacterial DNA using amplification methods; 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience or NYS licensed Medical Technologist.

Minimum requirements:

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Microbiology.

  • New York State License application for Medical Technologist or Medical Technician required to be completed upon hiring.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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