Laboratory Technologist - Clinical Microbiology/Immuno

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
Garden, Mississippi, US
Jul 02, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Dayshift, rotating weekends and holidays

Full Time; Benefits Eligible

We are seeking a Laboratory Technologist- The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for accurate and timely processing, testing and resulting. Job duties include all routine bacteriologic and parasitologic procedures, including specimen processing, staining and interpretation of clinical samples, reading and interpretation of cultures, performance of susceptibility, rapid identification testing, and quality assurance procedures.

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose .

Here, Everyone Matters . We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job . It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

What Will You Be Doing?
  • Maintains technical and computer skills required in the laboratory.
  • Experience in similar testing including bacterial culture work up, susceptibility testing, automated and manual identification methods
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and upholds applicable laws and regulations related to position. Maintains knowledge of techniques, procedures, and protocols, lab-wide and within lab section. Reviews and acknowledges procedures as required. Assists with procedure and technical development and acts as a resource.
  • Demonstrates providing excellent customer service in an efficient and effective manner to assure customer satisfaction and quality patient care.
  • Performs routine and complex technical procedures and functions in the laboratory information system in an adequate and timely manner. Performs preventive maintenance and quality control with appropriate documentation and communication.
  • Responsible for presenting continuing education. Participates in special projects and presentation of results. Assists with development and monitoring of specific competencies. Required to complete at least four hours of medical/technical continuing education, yearly.

What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor's or associate degree in medical laboratory science or have a bachelor's degree in an applicable science.
  • Experience in similar testing including bacterial culture work up, susceptibility testing, automated and manual identification methods
  • Certification or eligibility for certification as a Medical Technologist/Scientist or MLT is required. Non-certified hires will be required to pursue certification within the first three years of employment.

Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children's recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:
  • Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
  • Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
  • Support your financial protection and security in retirement
  • Most of our positions are benefits' eligible from day 1.

Minimum Physical Requirements:
  • Standing and Sitting Constantly (66-100%)
  • Finger dexterity Constantly (67-100%)
  • Seeing Constantly (67-100%)
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs Occasionally (0-33%)

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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