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MT / MLS Medical Technologist, Microbiology

Queens, NY · Job ID: 9581 · · Industry: Staff Laboratory

Attention all Clinical Microbiology Technologists! Are you looking for a change? Interested in joining a well-established hospital system with great benefits? How about working in one of the most diverse cities in the world? Now that I have your attention, let me tell you about a fantastic opportunity I think you'd be interested in! 

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing well-established hospital lab that is part of a larger hospital system that is looking for a Medical Technologist (Flexible) to join their Microbiology department in Queens!  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by joining a hospital network that has an excellent work environment with unparalleled benefits.

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 

-Under general supervision, performs and/or assists in performing all assigned qualitative and quantitative microbiology testing or evaluation of patient specimens and isolated microorganisms in accordance with established section policies and procedures to provide diagnostic data for medical evaluation. 

-Cultivates, isolates and identifies bacteria and other agents of disease present in body fluids, exudates, wound skin scrapings or autopsy/surgical specimens; performs and reads Gram stain, other stain results. 

-Completes all required documentation and performs all required quality assurance/CQI procedures.

-Logs, enters, verifies and validates all requisite data in computerized clinical system or on manual records. Records and reports abnormal findings ("panic values") to supervisors and respective clinical units.

-Receives, labels and processes patient specimens, entering requisite information into section computerized system in accordance with established procedures. 

-Completes all documentation and logs all information in accordance with set procedures. Communicates culture/test results to appropriate clinicians.

-Performs ongoing daily quality assurance/CQI functions in accordance with established policies and procedures to ensure safety, environmental and infection control and compliance with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies. 

-Participates in periodic linearity, stability and correlation studies, etc. as required.  Prepares reagents and solutions following procedural guidelines.

-Provides support functions maintaining work area quality; maintains files and statistics. 

-May answer telephones for area and record messages. 

-Maintains clean workstation and equipment and maintains stock of clinical supplies.

Basic Preferred Profile: 

BS/BA in Medical Technology, Laboratory Science, or related.

-NYS Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist required. 

-1+ years of Clinical Microbiology Experience required. 

-Must be comfortable with all areas of Microbiology testing, including but not limited to: Bacteriology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology, Virology & Parasitology. 

Salary and Benefits: 

Competitive Salary (Depending on Experience)

-Health, Vision & Dental

-Generous Retirement Savings

-PTO and Sick Leave

-Additional Misc. Benefits

-Unfortunately, no relocation assistance is provided.

If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories. 

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

 

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