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Clinical Laboratory Technologist II-IV, Molecular Genetics Lab (six-month temporary appointment, ev

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Clinical Laboratory Technologist II-IV, Molecular Genetics Lab (six-month temporary appointment, evening shift)-1803605

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At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Incumbent must be thoroughly familiar with, understand and be able to follow all prescribed policies, protocols, procedures and methodologies as utilized in the section to which he/she is assigned.


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

Duties of a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist may include but are not limited to the following:

• Has line responsibility for the performance of clinical analysis in the department of laboratories molecular genetics.

• Willing to work with HIV positive specimens.

• Under general direction of the senior staff member, assist in the setting up of equipment and procedures, modification and update of existing procedures and development of overall departmental procedure manuals.

• Assists in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures.

• Assists in the development and implementation of a routine preventative maintenance program for equipment troubleshooting equipment and protocol issues. Bring to the attention of senior staff and department head all lab problems.

• Instructs house staff, pathology residents and fellows, nursing staff and fellow laboratory technologists in current laboratory theory and technique.

• Efficient use of several hospital and departmental computer information systems.


Required Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or Biological Science or Life Science. NYS License as Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility.

SL-1: Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV: 0-2 years of Molecular Genetics laboratory experience.

SL-2: Clinical Laboratory Technologist III: 2-5 years laboratory experience-minimum of 2 years Molecular Genetics laboratory experience plus 1 year Clinical Laboratory experience.

SL-3 Clinical Laboratory Technologist II: 5 plus years documented laboratory experience-minimum of 4 years Molecular Genetics laboratory experience.


Preferred Qualifications: ASCP or Molecular certification. Molecular Biology experience, electrophoresis, PCR, real-time PCR, sequencing. Microbiology 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.


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.

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 [email protected].


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: Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Part-time Night Shift 11 PM - 7 AMMolecular Genetics Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Nov 2, 2018
Posting End Date: Dec 3, 2018, 12:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1

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Posted: 11/3/2018
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