Lab Technologist - Microbiology

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/1/2020 10:38 AM)
Job ID
2020-13018
Category
Laboratory - All Openings
Emp Status
Temporary Full-Time
Hours per Week
35
Shift
Days

Overview

Laboratory Technologist – Microbiology

Temporary Full Time

Day Shift 6:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. Mon-Fri

 

As an integral member of our Laboratory team, the successful candidate performs blood tests and other body fluid tests using automated analyzers as well as manual methods to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

 

Our core values center on respect, consideration, compassion for all individuals and maintaining awareness of diverse cultural and religious beliefs.  Your capacity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and promote the highest standards of care and safety is critical to the mission of HSS.

 

Responsibilities

  • Under limited supervision, cultivates, isolates, and identifies bacterial or other microorganisms present in body fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, and surgical specimens. Performs various bacteriological, mycobacteriological and mycological tests to provide data on cause and progress of disease.
  • Performs all quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains all related records.
  • Performs all quality control and instrument check procedure and maintains all related records.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents used in all test, with particular attention to viability, lot number and expiration date of substance before using in the performance of tests.
  • Process stat specimens expeditiously.
  • Participate in the QA/PI process and improves performance based on results obtained from QI activities.
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams.
  • Promote a supportive and team-oriented environment.
  • Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.

Qualifications

To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree, a degree in Medical Technology or a related science. ASCP certification preferred; NYS license-Clinical Laboratory Technologist required. The ability to work well in a team is also essential.

Other Requirements

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