Microbiology Technologist Job Description Sample
Successful microbiology work demands reliable precision in identifying microbes, reading rectal and urine cultures, observing their characteristics and behavior.
- Efficiency in plating rectal and urine cultures to media to comprehend known facts and concepts, from original research and/or existing research.
- Meticulous focus and preparation in the setup of susceptibility testing for positive cultures.
- Applying biological theory to observations and drawing accurate conclusions based on biological data to finalize culture reports making sure correct antibiotics are reported.
- Proficiency with precision implements needed for the ability to perform quality control on all media and instrumentation.
- Adequate general knowledge of laboratory equipment and must have the ability to uphold specific maintenance requirements.
- Other duties might be assigned.
- Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
- Required: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
- Preferred: At least One (1) to three (3) years’ experience to successfully perform this job.
- Required: American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification and/or (NCA) National Credential Agency certification in Clinical Laboratory Science.
- Teamwork/Cooperation: Readily shares information, knowledge and personal strengths. Seeks to understand and build on differing perspectives of others to enhance team efficiency and quality outcomes.
- Working with Others: Works well and cooperates with other staff members. Is courteous, tactful, and has a team spirit. Communicates in a clear, concise, effective, and timely manner, both orally and in writing. Displays well developed listening skills.
- Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to adapt to constantly changing circumstances while maintaining a professional perspective. Engages in continuous learning, adjusts the application of knowledge, skills and abilities while addressing new challenges as contextual realities change.
- Client Service: Incorporates and demonstrates customer service strategies in dealing with people in order to achieve the organization’s goal of providing quality comprehensive urological care.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for performing and assessing complex clinical laboratory tests on specimens for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in a timely manner. Responsibilities • Laboratory set-up:
Preparation of laboratory area, equipment and instrument for testing. Prepares and sets-up equipment, testing compounds and work area. Calibrates, conducts performance checks, records and maintains laboratory instruments and equipment according to laboratory policy.
Ensures the appropriate and adequate supply of materials is available at all times. Recognizes and corrects instrument malfunction. Keeps work area neat and clean. • Specimen preparation and testing. Prepares specimens to be tested: identifies and prepares
Microbiology Medical Technologist
Medical Technologist - Microbiology
Following established standards and practices, performs various quantitative and qualitative clinical laboratory studies to comply with physician requests for analyses of various blood, body fluids, and tissues, in order to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Must be able to provide and understand the specific communication, developmental and treatment needs of patients, families and visitors ranging in age from neonate-birth to geriatric. Maintains professional standards of conduct established by the Village Hospital cultural development model. Complies with departmental and hospital institutional standards.
Requires a Baccalaureate Degree in a laboratory related science and completion of an approved technical training program or equivalent experience with Microbiology Experience. Registered or registry eligible through an approved certifying agency (ASCP, NCA, HEW/HHS AMT). Must be able to read, write, and speak english fluently.
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Medical Technologist (Non-Reg), Microbiology Part-Time Nights **Sign On Bonus Eligible**
Job ID: 1170508 Employment Status: Part-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Your Career. Made Better. Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Department of Laboratories, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH), is a full service laboratory, operating 24 hours a day. Laboratory Services are provided in Hematology, Immunology, Chemistry, Toxicology, Flow Cytometry, Cytology, Surgical Pathology, Microbiology, and Transfusion Medicine. Additionally, BJH operates a Histocompatibility Laboratory (HLA), blood donor/Pheresis Service, a Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, and Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Preservation Laboratory in support of the tertiary care mission of BJH and laboratory diagnostic needs of BJC HealthCare members and affiliates and other clients. The laboratory oversees point of care testing hospital-wide. Laboratory analysis is performed on specimens of blood, urine, other body fluids, and tissue specimens submitted for testing on order of a physician or other health care provider approved to order laboratory testing. Join Us! Role Purpose The Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) I performs processing and routine testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Demonstrates good laboratory practices. Responsibilities
Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.Reports results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary.Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.
Minimum Requirements Degree
Physical/Life Science/relatedExperience Supervisor Experience
Preferred Requirements Experience
Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center Legal Statement The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
Microbiology Technologist (Market Laboratory)
Must be a Florida licensed Medical (Microbiology) Technologist
001NLK Job Category
Job Description Performs lab tests in the areas of bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology. Identifies bacteria and susceptibilities, molds, yeast, parasites, Tuberculosis and other related organisms. Performs clinical laboratory procedures, examinations and other tests pursuant to established protocols including maintaining equipment and records, and performing quality assurance activities related to examination performance requiring the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility.
Sets-up and performs a variety of routine and/or complex laboratory tests and procedures relevant to the particular lab area. Prepares and tests specimens for examination and reports results.
Follows established in-process quality control procedures including recording data.
Performs routine and/or preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment.
Troubleshoots basic instrumentation, culture media, chemicals, reagents, stains, solutions, technical problems and methodologies.
Maintains sufficient supplies at work station.
Ensures and maintains quality control and assurance activities.
Uses Infection Control practices and procedures including, but not limited to, wearing gloves, goggles, protective masks and other safety equipment.
Performs related duties, as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or related degree, preferred.
Current certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), preferred.
Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist, required.
Minimum of one (1) year work experience and/or training specific to the work being done in the area noted above preferred.
Medical Technologist Or Medical Lab Technician Microbiology
Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician Microbiology Department: Laboratory Schedule:
Per diem Shift: Evening shift Req #: 5242 Hours: Job Details:
Performs a variety of routine laboratory tests and procedures in the laboratory as assigned. Demonstrates understanding of scientific principles and safe work practices associated with tests performed. Displays good judgement, professionalism, and teamwork in the performance of duties. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology required (MT/MLT). ASCP certification or the equivalent (NCA, HEW) preferred.
Microbiology Medical Technologist
Microbiology Medical Technologist Microbiology Medical Technologist
Microbiology, Medical Technologist, ASCP If you are a Clinical Laboratory looking to join a great organization, please read on! Our client is a leader in diagnostic testing and has immediate needs for Clinical Laboratory Scientists. We have an openings in Microbiology!
What You Will Be Doing - Routine clinical bacteriology, microscopy, EIA, Vitek II, Vitek Mass Spectometry Maldi-tof, Microscan and Bactec systems
Prepare and test new reagents or controls
Perform test calibrations and runs quality control materials
Determine calculated results manually or by computerized procedures
What You Need for this Position
Microscopic experience, reading CBC differentials and microscopic urinalysis are pluses
Able to work night shift What's In It for You - Competitive pay and great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k and more
Excellent training provided
Great opportunities for growth
Join a stable company
Great work environment So, if you are a Medical Technologist, please apply today! Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Microbiology Medical TechnologistKS-LenexaAT-MicroMT-KS
Lab Technologist - Microbiology
Support the delivery of the highest quality of patient care as an integral member of our Laboratory team. Working in our state-of-the-art facility under the supervision of a Senior Technologist, you will perform a diverse range of tests using both manual and automated methods.
Sections of focus may include Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Histology, Hematology, Blood Bank or Urinalysis. Primary duties will include maintaining section equipment and supplies, preparing solutions and reagents with particular attention to viability, performing accessions, and processing specimens accordingly. Your ability to produce accurate and reliable results will be key to your success.
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree, a degree in Medical Technology or a related science, and at least one year of related experience. ASCP certification preferred; NYS license-Clinical Laboratory Technologist required. Experience in at least two of the section areas listed above is required.
The ability to work well in a team is also essential. ID: 2018-9612 Hours per Week: 7 Shift: Days External Company Name: Hospital for Special Surgery External Company URL: www.hss.edu
Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (Sl-1), Microbiology Laboratory
Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (SL-1), Microbiology Laboratory
Position Summary At Stony Brook Medicine, a
TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV is a valuable member of our team, who will demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Primary plating of clinical and/or environmental specimens onto the appropriate culture media utilizing standard plating methods.
Perform quality control on all media and reagents used in the laboratory and keep accurate records of the results of such testing.
Demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques required to identify to the species level a broad spectrum of bacteria.
Be able to efficiently use the hospital computer system with regard to the input of microbiology reports and to extract information which is pertinent to the cultures involved.
Is responsible for the identification of routine isolates utilizing the protocol planned by the Associate Chief of Microbiology and coordinates these efforts with the supervising technologist.
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
NYS License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility and 0-2 years of demonstrated relevant laboratory experience.
Bachelors degree in Medical Technology, Microbiology, or a Life Science. Microbiology or generalist or registry eligible from a nationally recognized organization. Recent Clinical Bacteriology and recent LIS experience.
Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment.Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care.
Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute.
We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center. Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate.
We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Official Job Title: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist II/III/IV Department/Hiring Area:
Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Laboratories Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date:
Jan 22, 2018
Posting End Date:
Feb 21, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Commensurate with experience
Req ID: 1703698
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