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University of Rochester Medical Laboratory Technician I - 230781 in Rochester, New York

Medical Laboratory Technician I Job ID 230781

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 092 Microbiology SMH

Schedule

EXACT HOURS TBD, M-F WITH ROTATION ON WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

This Technician is responsible for the timely and accurate analysis of patient samples, utilizing moderately complex methods. Responsibilities include specimen identification and accessioning in the Laboratory Information System, gram stains, direct viral testing, direct molecular methods, positive blood culture notification and work-up, may read bacterial culture plates. 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.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA, and PCR technologies, basic instrumentation, may read bacterial culture plates. Sorting and organizing patient samples for testing and storage, reporting results of testing via LIS/ instrument interface, as well as manual data entry; communicating results to patient care providers and answering telephone inquiries; maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents; performing daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment; participating in proficiency testing.

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

  • Strict adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols.

  • Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

EDUCATION:

AAS degree in Laboratory Science . Must be eligible for NYS licensure in Clinical Laboratory Technician.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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