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University of Rochester Medical Technologist I - 232777 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist I Job ID 232777

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH



Performs complex technical assignments which are broadly outlined, require theoretical insight and interpretation, and allow latitude for planning and modifying methods and techniques. Exercises a high degree of skill and judgment, and an understanding of the principles and methodology of a technical field.


May frequently perform as supervising technologist.


In addition to those listed in Clinical Technologist III, radioisotope equipment, electron microscope, optical microscope, electronic instrumentation, probes, recorders, closed circuit TV equipment, research computers and terminals, engineering test equipment, various measuring devices, instruments and/or model making tools and equipment, hand and power tools, and any other equipment of comparable scope and complexity.


Assignments and responsibilities MAY consist of 1 or more of the following in a service clinical laboratory:

  • Performs unusually delicate and problematic biological, chemical and/or physical analyses which may include gas chromatography, amino acid analysis, agarose electrophoresis, nuclear magnetic resonance, radioimmuno assay and special radiologic techniques.

  • Performs life science procedures (histologic, bacteriologic, serologic, etc.) requiring exacting skills and assists in development and standardization of new techniques and procedures.

  • Performs special and complex procedures on patients requiring in depth knowledge, understanding and special skills.

  • Performs electron microscopy, including preparative procedures. Operates electron microscope and takes and develops photomicrographs.

  • Plans and drafts details of equipment given fundamental scientific or engineering dimensions and specification. Fabricates experimental or prototype equipment, components, probes and the like, to meet scientific requirements. Calibrates equipment and instruments.

  • Performs developmental research assignments or special projects requiring some theoretical insight. Interprets empirical data and prepares reports of results obtained. Compiles and computes engineering or scientific data and prepares reports, specifications, designs, etc. Abstracts pertinent information from technical literature. Performs computer programming incidental to data acquisition and data reduction.

  • Performs other related tasks. For example, may maintain test equipment, prepare artist sketches or mechanical drawings, perform special studies, oversee supplies and equipment, operate computer entry terminals, care for work area and the like.

  • Involved in patient care functions affecting the well-being, comfort and safety of patients. May communicate with medical staff in regard to studies being performed on individual patients.

  • Contributes to keeping the laboratory orderly and clean to assure a safe work environment and the highest quality of work performance.


    A 4-year college education, including related laboratory and/or technical training with certification by the registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or other nationally recognized professional certifying body; or a 4-year college education in an appropriate science and 2 years of closely related laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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