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Microbiology Med Tech

Nashville, Tennessee, US
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Responsibilities are interchangeable within job titles of medical laboratory scientist (MLS), medical technologist or clinical laboratory scientist.

Work environment/department will be listed in requirement.

Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.

Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures.

Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality.

Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.

Prepare, test, and evaluate new reagents or controls.

Report accurate and timely test results to deliver quality patient care.

Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures.

Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary.

Assist with processing of specimens when needed.

Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.


Bachelor's degree in biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements.

Minimum 0-2 years of clinical laboratory testing experience is required.

State Medical Technologist license may be required (will be listed in requirement if its needed). ASCP or AMT certification is either preferred or required (will be listed in requirement if its required).

Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems is a plus.

High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills.

Is this for and Medical Lab Technician [2-year MLT degree ] or Medical Lab Scientist / Medical Technologist [4 year BS] or are you open to either We Are Open To Either.

Please confirm if ASCP or AMT certification is required.

[If required, are you open to eligible /registered candidates] ASCP Or Amt Certification Is Required.

Are you seeking a generalist [proficient in testing in all Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation] or are you seeking a Micro Lab worker with Molecular background I Am Looking For Someone With Microbiology Experience- Not A Generalist.

What department will this technical position support [Micro lab, Core lab, DNA sequence, etc.] Only Microbiology

Any particular LIS [Lab Information System] experience you would like to see on resumes [Millenium, Cerner, Epic etc.] We use Cerner but can teach them what they need to know.

This MLS should have some Microbiology experience.

They will be performing Microbiology tests, setting up cultures, logging in specimens, reading Gram stains.

Must be able to multitask and possibly work alone and be productive.

As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA provides an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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