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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 236438 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 236438

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Central Lab Hem-Chem

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

The Technologist is responsible for the timely and accurate test analysis using moderately complex methods and/or instrumentation. The Technologist needs to be detail-oriented, show the ability to think and work independently because of the complexities of our methods. They are also responsible for instrument maintenance/standardization, daily quality control and adherence to all laboratory policies. Exercises excellent judgement, utilizes problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Must be flexible, able to work in a team environment and strives to be an ICARE champion.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyzes patient samples using current, moderately complex laboratory methods/instrumentation (40%)

  • Adheres to quality control and quality assurance protocols (10%)

  • Reports results of patient sample analysis (10%)

  • Performs the duties of Clinical Technologist III or II as needed (10%)

  • Participates in activities supporting laboratory operations, including rotation to alternate lab site (as needed), answers telephone inquiries and performing good documentation practices. (20%)

  • Performs method/instrument troubleshooting as needed (5%)

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

  • Participates in the training of other technologists, technicians and/or residents.

    OTHER DEMANDS:

  • Punctuality and a good attendance record.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department Policies.

  • Adherence to all confidentiality requirements for clinical trials and HIPPA.

  • Adherence to all laboratory safety procedure.

  • Participation in continuing education.

  • Reports to work at assigned UR Labs location/site.

  • Performs other duties as needed.

    RELATIONSHIPS/AUTHORITIES:

    Technologists report to the Technical Specialists and Supervisors. Generally works independently, seeing guidance from laboratory supervisors, and/or Faculty.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    BS in Medical Technology or BS decree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology with at least 1 year relevant clinical laboratory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be NYS licensed or eligible for NYS licensure.

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    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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