University of Rochester Medical Technologist II in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Microbiology SMH

Schedule

4 PM-12:30 AM; WKENDS/HOL

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, 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.

Responsibilities:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA, 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.

Qualifications:

Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by New York State

Flexibility to stay beyond normal work hours to cover night shift, as needed.

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

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Medical Technologist II

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 211740

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time