Medical Technologist II Microbiology - Rochester, New York United States - 17294



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17294
Title: Medical Technologist II Microbiology
Job Location: Rochester, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits/ bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Medical Technologist II

Microbiology

Full time/ Direct Hire

Benefits

Bonus

Rochester, New York

JOB DESCRIPTION

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1.   Ability to multi task with strong organizational skills. 2.   Ability to interact effectively and professionally with co-workers and customers. 3.   Models standards of behavior creating an atmosphere of teamwork and respect. 4.    Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.   QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements:   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.   

 

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, 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.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

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

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.   Ability to multi task with strong organizational skills.

2.   Ability to interact effectively and professionally with co-workers and customers.

3.   Models standards of behavior creating an atmosphere of teamwork and respect.

4.    Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Minimum requirements:  

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.

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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