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Medical Technologist I - Molecular Microbiology

UNC Health Care
United States, North Carolina, Chapel Hill
September 04, 2023
Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Performs a variety of patient testing and administrative tasks in support of the clinical activities in the UNCHCS.

This position performs all testing in the Molecular Microbiology Lab. The technologist is responsible for the quality and accuracy of patient results. This position will include weekend and holiday rotations.

Various Shifts available: Sunday - Thursday 8:00 am-4:30 pm OR 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm (rotating holidays)

Tuesday - Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm OR 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm (rotating holidays)

Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm (rotating weekends and holidays)

Additional acceptable certification: MB (ASCP)

Responsibilities:
1. Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
2. May participate on teams or perform special projects/assignments.
3. May perform teaching of Clinical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents and training of new employees. May serve as a technical resource.
4. Performs quality control and equipment maintenance in the appropriate laboratory.
5. Performs routine and less standardized test procedures which includes special chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Observes tests and reactions and provides data.
6. Prepares specimens and reagents, solutions, heat, or filters as required.
7. Reports results to healthcare providers. Consults/confers with health care providers regarding test results.
8. Reviews test results to ensure accuracy of report and timely correction of errors.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
* Requires Bachelor's of Science degree. Must meet eligibility requirements upon hire to sit for MT exam within 12 months of hire.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
* Must become MLS/MT (ASCP), MT (NCA), or MT (AMT) certified within 12 months of hire.
Professional Experience Requirements:
* No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Microbiology Laboratory

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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