Laboratory Technologist

Job description

Laboratory Technologist

Job no: 682105
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 10046059
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Health Care Support, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union
Position Summary

Performs a wide variety of lab tests on specimens using automated and manual methods; performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs of complex lab equipment and calibrates instruments in order to ensure reliable results; evaluates laboratory results for discrepancies in order to ensure proper reporting; evaluates new techniques, instruments and procedures in order to determine the usefulness and practicality for use in the laboratory; takes inventory of supplies in order to facilitate ordering; interacts with other laboratory personnel to ensure quality and consistency of results reported; rapidly and accurately enters test orders and results into a LIM system; communicates procedures and test results to laboratory staff and clients (veterinarians) in an accurate and professional manner; stores, organizes, and disposes of laboratory specimens; and interacts with other laboratory personnel regarding sharing of specimens, workload volume, and clarifying orders.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program in a related science field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a high volume diagnostic laboratory techniques; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) or database system experience; experience in a high volume diagnostic laboratory, excellent verbal and written communication skills; and certification as a Medical Technologist or eligible as MT(ASCP) or CLS (NCA).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume/CV, cover letter, 3 professional references

Work Hours

Working hours are Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., but may vary and may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotational basis.

Summary of Physical Demands

lifting, pulling, pushing, bending

Summary of Health Risks

exposure to unfixed animal tissue

Bidding eligibility ends on 11/17/2020 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Nov 11, 2020 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 24, 2020 Eastern Standard Time

 

 

 

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