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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 221641 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 221641

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

Full Time 36 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This Technologist is responsible for the timely and accurate analysis of patient samples utilizing moderately to highly complex methods. Responsibilities include specimen identification and accessioning in the Laboratory Information System, gram stains, direct viral testing and positive result notification. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently and possess strong organizational skills. He/ She is also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/ equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.

Responsibilities:

Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA and PCR technologies, sorting and organizing patient samples for testing and storage; adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols; reporting results of testing via LIS/ instrument interface, as well as manual data entry; answering telephone inquiries; maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents; performing daily/ weekly/ monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment. May eventually train to read bacterial cultures, perform identification and susceptibility testing and participating in training of technologists as needed.

Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience and NYS license in the Clinical Laboratory Technologist category.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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