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University of Rochester Med Technologist-Spec - 232607 in Rochester, New York

Med Technologist-Spec Job ID 232607

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 097 Central Lab Hem-Chem

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

The Med Technologist-Spec 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, providing both clinical and administrative supervisory support and inventory of supplies/reagents. He/She is 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 and safety manuals (20%).

Training of technologists, technicians, residents on new procedures/instruments (5%)

Maintenance and troubleshooting of instruments/procedures; documentation of essential information such as calibration data, calibration verification, and reagent lots, etc. (20%).

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

Performing the duties of a Med Tech II (30%).

Coordinates and monitors QC trends (5%).

Provides technical guidance to internal staff and external customers regarding appropriate laboratory assays to meet research objectives (5%).

Participates in activities supporting laboratory operations and research studies, including protocol and system validation and industry and regulatory audits. (10%).

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.

  • Assists with workflow and daily scheduling.

Relationships/Authorities:

  • Technical Specialist reports to the Central Lab Hem-Chem Manager.

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

Education/Experience:

  • 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.

  • New York State License to Practice in the Clinical Laboratories.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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