Medical Laboratory Technician

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Feb 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515721
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Library/Physical/Social Science
Department:29080100 - MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Laboratory Technician III

Job Description:

Perform laboratory testing of human biological samples for diagnostic purposes using various methodologies. Testing includes, but is not limited to, operation of state-of-the-art automated chemistry, immunoassay, hematology, and coagulation systems and performing various clinical laboratory assays using automated and/or manual methods.

Actively participate in the interfacing of automated instrumentation with the laboratory information system (LIS); involved in LIS-associated tasks such as test builds and dictionary maintenance. 10% - Participate in the overall maintenance of the laboratory. Purchase supplies, maintain instruments and equipment, and comply with all laboratory policies and procedures.

Responsible for all routine documentation associated with the performance of laboratory testing; includes reporting results and all quality control documentation.

Participate, with other technologists, in development of tests as defined by the laboratory director. Recommend updates and changes to laboratory procedure manuals.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Associate's degree in an appropriate area and four years of related experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of related experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with 3 years pertinent clinical laboratory experience or Associate’s degree with 2 years pertinent clinical laboratory experience AND one (1) year training in a Medical Technology CAHEA approved program.

State of Florida technician license - MLT (ASCP), MLT (AMT) or MLT (AAB) in Hematology and Chemistry Coagulation REQUIRED.

Other sub specialties in addition to Hematology and Chemistry preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This is a time-limited position.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 10 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 03 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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