Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (SL-1), Microbiology Laboratory

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (SL-1), Microbiology Laboratory-1702516


Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV is a valuable member of our team, who will demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Primary plating of clinical and/or environmental specimens onto the appropriate culture media utilizing standard plating methods.
  • Perform quality control on all media and reagents used in the laboratory and keep accurate records of the results of such testing.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques required to identify to the species level a broad spectrum of bacteria.
  • Be able to efficiently use the hospital computer system with regard to the input of microbiology reports and to extract information which is pertinent to the cultures involved.
  • Is responsible for the identification of routine isolates utilizing the protocol planned by the Associate Chief of Microbiology and coordinates these efforts with the supervising technologist.


Qualifications:


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): NYS License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist and 0-2 years of demonstrated relevant laboratory experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Medical Technology, Microbiology, or a Life Science. Microbiology or generalist from a nationally recognized organization. Recent Clinical Bacteriology and recent LIS experience.

Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist II/III/IV
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Evening Shift 3:30pm-12 midnight w/ rotating weekends/holidaysMicrobiology Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Oct 3, 2017
Posting End Date: Nov 2, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1

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