Medical Technologist Specialist - Chemistry
The Medical Technologist Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of results, maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation, development of new procedures and instruments, writing/updating of procedure manuals, training of staff and inventory of supplies/reagents. He/She is also responsible for the performance of all the duties of a Medical Technologist II, as needed.
Workup of new instruments/procedures; writing/updating of procedure manuals (20%).
Training of technologists, technicians, residents on new procedures/instruments (10%).
Maintenance and troubleshooting of instruments/procedures; documentation of essential information such as calibration data, calibration verification, reagent lots, etc. (15%).
Monitoring and ordering of reagents/supplies (5%).
Performing the duties of a Medical Technologist II, including participating in the weekend and holiday coverage on a rotational basis (40%).
Coordinates and monitors QC trends (5%).
Participates in activities supporting laboratory operations and research studies, including protocol and system validation and industry and regulatory audits. (5%).
NOTE: Aforementioned duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit assignment of other work or duties as required to ensure the smooth operation of the department
Punctuality and a good attendance record.
Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.
Professional discretion with confidential patient results.
Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.
Participation in continuing education.
May perform supervisory duties on weekend and holiday rotations, or to cover in the absence of a Laboratory Supervisor, if qualified by NYS criteria.
Assists with workflow and daily scheduling.
Technical Specialist reports to a Hematology-Chemistry Core Laboratory Supervisor.
Generally works independently, seeking guidance from laboratory Supervisors, Pathology Residents and/or Faculty.
Must have New York State License to Practice in the Clinical Laboratories
MS in Clinical Chemistry, or related science and at least 3 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.
BS in Medical Technology and at least 6 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.
BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology and at least 7 years of relevant clinical laboratory experience.
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 097