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University of Rochester Medical Technologist Specialist - Hematology Automation - 237105 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist Specialist - Hematology Automation Job ID 237105

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 097 Automated Lab

Schedule

DAYS; WKNDS/HOLS

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

The Medical Technologist Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of results, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation, development of new procedures and instruments, writing/updating of procedure manuals, training of staff and inventory of supplies/reagents. Then are also responsible for the performance of all the duties of a Medical Technologist II, as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Workup of new instruments/procedures; writing/updating of procedure manuals (20%).

  • Training of technologists, technicians, residents on new procedures/instruments (10%).

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of instruments/procedures; documentation of essential information such as calibration data, calibration verification, reagent lots, etc. (15%).

  • Monitoring and ordering of reagents/supplies (5%).

  • Performing the duties of a Medical Technologist II, including participating in the weekend and holiday coverage on a rotational basis (40%).

  • Coordinates and monitors QC trends (5%).

  • Participates in activities supporting laboratory operations and research studies, including protocol and system validation and industry and regulatory audits. (5%).

NOTE: Aforementioned duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit assignment of other work or duties as required to ensure the smooth operation of the department

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.

  • May perform supervisory duties on weekend and holiday rotations, or to cover in the absence of a Laboratory Supervisor, if qualified by NYS criteria.

  • Assists with workflow and daily scheduling.

Relationships/Authorities:

  • Technical Specialist reports to a Hematology-Chemistry Core Laboratory Supervisor.

  • Generally works independently, seeking guidance from laboratory Supervisors, Pathology Residents and/or Faculty.

Education/Experience:

  • New York State License to Practice in the Clinical Laboratories

  • MS in Clinical Chemistry, or related science and at least 3 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.

  • BS in Medical Technology and at least 6 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology and at least 7 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.

  • AAS with a total of 90 credit hours (per NYS distribution requirements) and at least 7 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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