Medical Lab Technician II

Rochester, NY


Under supervision of licensed Medical Technologists, this Technician is responsible for the timely and accurate analysis of patient samples, utilizing moderately complex methods. In addition to the MLT II’s normal tasks, he/she is responsible to act as back up to the Clinical Support Tech III whose duties include accessioning, sorting and organizing patient samples for testing; answering phone inquiries; and some clerical duties.

Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work as part of a highly functioning team and possess strong organizational skills. She/he is also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.


  1. Performs nucleic acid extractions using multiple technologies as well as manual extractions.

  2. Testing of patient samples using PCR technologies and reporting results of testing via LIS/ instrument interface, as well as manual data entry.

  3. Maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents.

  4. Performing daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment.

  5. Strict adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols.

  6. Adheres to all laboratory safety procedures.

  7. Participates in proficiency testing.


  • Punctuality and a good attendance record

  • Professional discretion with confidential patient results

  • Ability to multi task with strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with co-workers and customers.

  • Models standards of behavior creating an atmosphere of teamwork and respect.

  • Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.


Minimum requirements: Licensed or license eligible as a Clinical Laboratory Technician by New York State

Preferred: AAS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience and NYS license in the Clinical Laboratory Technician category.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 25.77 - $ 36.06 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 092 Automated Lab