Job Title:
Med Lab Tech-Processing
Job ID:
438834
Location:
University Hospitals
Department:
Microbiology
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Evening
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$12.50
Salary Range Max:
$18.75

Position summary

Med Lab Tech-Processing (Job Opening 438834) - SCOPE OF POSITION The Microbiology laboratory encompasses specimen collection, processing and testing within the Department of Clinical Laboratories. Full service testing includes bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, virology, parasitology, smear interpretation and molecular testing. The lab is staffed 24 hours per day, Sunday through Saturday. The position is responsible for delivering quality laboratory testing to OSUMC patients and clients as well as to the community. It requires effective verbal and written communication with staff and clients. POSITION SUMMARY The medical laboratory technician-Processor (MLT-Processor) performs specimen processing, computer test order entry; verification of laboratory test requisition entry, and customer service related duties. The processor handles and plates specimens including blood, urine, stool, tissue, and other specimens. Also participates in quality control, problem solving, continuous quality improvement activities, inventory control, professional development and continuing education within the area. Performs preanalytical processes to include receiving, accessioning, processing, plating, and incubating specimens for microbiology testing. It requires effective verbal and written communication with staff and clients.

Education and experience

Associates degree in biological science or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of the principles, operations, and maintenance of lab equipment and good laboratory technique is preferred.