Medical Technologist Specialist (Tech Specialist V)
Develops/Validates new assays and improves current procedures/methods
Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of the Analyzers.
Has advanced troubleshooting knowledge in all areas.
Update procedures as necessary.
Responsible for maintaining assays and performing calibration verification, linearities, interferences as necessary.
Responsible for inventory.
Technical resource for all staff
Ensure proficiency reports are completed and reported on time.
Performs education and training of staff.
Participation in continuing education/knowledge.
Uses critical thinking to come up with solutions.
Ensures all work is performed timely and accurately.
Teamwork - is approachable and takes the initiative to help out wherever needed
Communication - openly communicates any necessary technical or operational information to appropriate staff in a timely fashion.
Sign out clinical results.
Perform the duties of a Medical Technologist II as necessary.
Perform the duties of supervisor of Toxicology as necessary.
Ensure the safety of the laboratory and the techs are met.
Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.
Professional discretion with confidential patient results.
Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.
Key Characteristics of Toxicology Technologist:
Ability to exercise good judgment.
Good attention to details with a minimum error rate
Good communication skills (listening. speaking. writing)
Ability to follow directions.
Ability to be organized and multitask.
Exhibit !CARE behaviors
Ability to work independently.
Flexibility to changes in workflow.
Ability to use good time management (punctual, manages down time).
Ability to learn and use complex analyzers and extraction methods
Willingness to work with others as a team, strong teamwork spirit.
Considerate and helpful.
Has a positive attitude towards work.
Compassionate towards and ability to get along with other staff.
Ability to learn and improve from errors/mistakes.Ability to retain information/knowledge to be used at a later time as necessary.
Willingness to perform 'extra' duties/studies/experiments.
Understanding of basic analytical principles.
BS in Medical Technology. BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology with an advanced certificate of completion at a NYS designated program or an equivalent education and experience and six years qualified experience post NY State Licensure. Master's degree plus three years post NY State Licensure.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Pay Range: $ 34.50 - $ 44.85 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: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 097