Microbiology, Medical Technologist, Evenings and Nights

Employer
HealthCare Connections, Inc.
Location
Durham County, North Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 06, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2191202633
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
Client Overview:

Our client near a beautiful college town in North Carolina seeks clinical Microbiology Medical Technologist to test in their busy hospital laboratory on day shift with weekend coverage.

This city is known to be a colorful, creative, and entrepreneurial community that continuously earns accolades as one of the best places in the world to visit, live, and do business. With nationally acclaimed restaurants, shopping, historical sites, and myriad other things to do, this North Carolina major city is the place where great things happen.

This is an excellent career opportunity due to their competitive compensation package along with relocation assistance.

Overview:

Conduct examinations on specimens collected from patients and animals for bacterial, viral, protozoan and fungal infections.

Skill Requirements:
  • Computer skills
  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Follow instructions and procedures very carefully
  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills


Responsibilities:
  • Plan and conduct complex research projects, such as improving sterilization procedures or developing new drugs to combat infectious diseases
  • Perform laboratory experiments that are used in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses
  • Supervise the work of biological technicians and other workers and evaluate the accuracy of their results
  • Isolate and maintain cultures of bacteria or other microorganisms for study
  • Identify and classify microorganisms found in specimens collected from humans, plants, animals, or the environment
  • Monitor the effect of microorganisms on plants, animals, other microorganisms, or the environment
  • Review literature and the findings of other researchers and attend conferences
  • Prepare technical reports, publish research papers, and make recommendations based on their research findings
  • Present research findings to scientists, non-scientist executives, engineers, other colleagues, and the public


Education and Certification:
  • Bachelors degree with a major in biology, microbiology or another biological or physical science
  • Certification as a medical technologist through ASCP


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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