Technical Specialist – Microbiology (FT)

Full Time
Main Hospital Campus in Bay City, Texas
Posted 1 week ago

Microbiology is responsible for the effective coordination and supervision of all the functions in the Microbiology laboratory section.

Conducts pretesting and processing samples (Pre­Analytic) stains and prepares slides of specimen material for microscopic examination and evaluation; prepares chemical solutions and reagents. Performs, analyzes, interprets, and confirms testing of samples (Analytic) using a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment judgement and using both manual and automated methods in Microbiology.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY:

Medical Technologist (MT) Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent is required.

A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Biological, Physical or Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology or equivalent with registration as a Medical Technologist/ or equivalent; with current registration through one of the licensed agencies is preferred, and/or an equivalent combination of experience, education and with the eligibility for high complexity testing.

An Associate’s degree in Medical Technology [CLIA] approved program with registration in H.E.W. as a MT.; [CLIA] §493.1489. Training and experience in moderate and high complexity testing required t

EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of three years of clinical laboratory experience, hospital laboratory or large clinic preferred.

 

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