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Northwell Health Microbiology Technologist in Little Neck, New York

Req Number 116785

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.

Job Responsibility

1.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.

2.Follows established in-process quality control procedures including recording data.

3.Performs routine and/or preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment.

4.Troubleshoots basic instrumentation, culture media, chemicals, reagents, stains, solutions, technical problems and methodologies.

5.Performs lab tests in the areas of bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology in accordance with Microbiology Policy and Procedure manual.

6.Maintains sufficient supplies at work station.

7.Ensures and maintains quality control and assurance activities.

8.Uses Infection Control practices and procedures including, but not limited to, wearing gloves, goggles, protective masks and other safety equipment.

9.Under the supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor, may perform a variety of teaching duties related to training of students, new employees, etc., and participates in ongoing education assignments.

10.Performs related duties, as required.

Job Qualification

1.Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related degree, required.

2.Licensed by New York State Education Department as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist, required.

3.Minimum of one (1) year work experience and/or training specific to the work being done in the area noted above, required.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $49.70-$60.43/hour

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.