Medical Technologist II
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, automated immunoassays, direct molecular methods, reading culture plates and positive blood culture notification 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.
Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA, automated immunoassay and PCR technologies, reading bacterial cultures and performing susceptibility testing, 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; 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.
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 as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by New York State
BS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience. Must be NYS licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist OR eligible for NYS license in Clinical Laboratory Technology
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Pay Range: $ 31.50 - $ 40.95 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: TAR
Opening: Time as Reported Grade 094 Microbiology SMH