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University of Rochester Medical Technologist II - 221937 in Rochester, New York

Medical Technologist II Job ID 221937

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

Part Time 24 hours Grade 094




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, direct molecular methods, may eventually involve reading some bacterial culture and work-up. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work independently 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.


Preparing, staining and reading gram stains of CSF and OR samples. Testing of patient samples using, rapid EIA, and PCR technologies, 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 and training of technologists. Perform patient testing with primary emphasis on Bacteriology cultures and associated rapid technologies for identification and/or susceptibility testing. With experience┬şopportunity to rotate into special MIC testing, Mycology, Parasitology, Mycobacteriology, Virology or Serology/Immunology Lab.


  • 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.

  • Must be NYS licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist

  • Effective interpersonal skills, and maintains a friendly and courteous professional manner at all times.┬┐

  • Is able to prioritize and maintain focus while performing multiple tasks.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies, including I CARE

    Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled