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NYU School of Medicine Clinical Laboratory Technologist- Micro Molecular in New York, New York

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated
academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care,
research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout
the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's
hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part
of NYU Langone Health is the , a National Cancer Institute designated
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thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the
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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Lab
Technologist.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing
complex clinical laboratory tests on specimens for diagnostic purposes
under minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:
Performs routine microbiological/immunological testing of specimens on
technologist level. Checks specimens for accuracy and appropriate
containers. Correctly subcultures to specific media for optimal recovery
of microbes. Possesses ability to identify presence of microbes by
culture, antibody or other means. Possesses ability to perform
antibiotic susceptibilities if applicable.
Performs and documents preventive maintenance procedures and instrument
function checks. Performs preventive maintenance procedures at each
workstation as required. Documents all maintenance performed, both
scheduled and unscheduled. Documents all required information in the
appropriate section of the instrument problem log.
Follows approved guidelines in approaches to problem solving and devises
appropriate courses of action when patient results, control values and
instrument function parameters are inconsistent or invalid: including
investigation of possible sources of variance/interference, by taking
appropriate action and/or performing additional testing as necessary to
assure the accuracy of the reported patient value. Maintains sufficient
working supplies in order to assure the continued integrity of
workstation operations. Maintains up-to-date pending logs to ensure that
all specimens have been processed accordingly.
Performs additional procedures as required to ensure the quality of the
laboratory testing performed; and documents this activity. Performs and
records periodic quality control analysis, instrument function checks
and preventive maintenance procedures following approved policy.
Correlates final patient result with known facts concerning the patients
history (previous results) to determine goodness of fit and recognized
illogical results.
Calls Critical Values to nursing unit immediately upon their completion
and records the name of person to whom the results were given as well as
the time of the call. Demonstrates sufficient knowledge or expertise in
dealing with scientific principles involved in the methodology
performed; as well as alternative methodologies and their application to
a given situation. Brings unresolved problems to the attention of a
supervisor/assistant supervisor(s) and is prepared to report on the
results of initial problem investigation and discuss possible causes and
solutions by presenting factual and objective data.
Performs laboratory tests and procedures, which require technical skill
and an exercise of independent judgment with minimal supervision, and
documents results to ensure compliance with Medical Center and
regulatory requirements. Applies sound technical judgment in evaluating
problems and developing prompt, reasonable, workable alternatives, which
benefit the patient within established guidelines of the department.
Handles varying workloads while maintaining accuracy. Follows approved
policies and procedures in performing specific methodologies and
instrument operations and follows approved policies for proper recording
(accuracy and legibility) and reporting of all results.
Able to accurately interpret & record results of testing. Can
differentiate normal & abnormal results. Reports promptly via computer
or telephone. Reviews results & consults appropriate reference sources
when needed. Consults with superiors to assist interpretation when
necessary. Performs Quality Control measures to ensure accuracy of
results.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a program
registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in
the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited
college or university.
One year in a clinical laboratory (Completion of an internship program
at a qualified institution is acceptable).
License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by the State of New York
based on the on the Special Provision of the Regulations of the
Commissioner in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Technology
Practice Act.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.

Required Licenses: CliniclLabTechnolgst-NYSPermit, Clinical Lab
Technologist-NYS
Preferred Qualifications:
Proficient computer skills.
ASCP registry preferred.
Multitasking abilities and flexibility are a plus.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all
levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to
work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution
where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of
recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to
apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color,
gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation,
transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion,
disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status,
citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot
lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require
applications to be completed online.
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NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of
recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to
apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color,
gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation,
transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion,
disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status,
citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot
lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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