Job Title:
Med Lab Tech-Testing
Job ID:
444281
Location:
University Hospitals
Department:
Microbiology
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Shift:
Shift Varies
FTE %:
100
Salary Range Min:
$17.00
Salary Range Max:
$25.50

Position summary

Med Lab Tech-Testing (Job Opening 444281) - 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 lab technologist - testing performs specimen processing, test request entry, order entry verification and correction, and all clinical lab testing in Microbiology. Testing includes interpretation of smears and cultures, performing and interpreting identification and susceptibility tests, specialized testing in AFB, mycology, virology, parasitology and/or molecular methods as assigned. This technician also participates in quality control, continuous quality improvement, inventory control, professional development, training, and continuing education within the area.

Education and experience

Associates degree in medical laboratory technology or biological science with MLT certification or eligible. If eligible must attain certification within 6 months of hire.