Medical Technologist III

Tucson, AZ
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Campus Health and Wellness

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona, Campus Health Service's (CHS) Laboratory department is seeking a qualified candidate of Medical Technologist III. This position is responsible for performing serological, bacteriological, biochemical, hematological, and microbiological laboratory examinations and tests for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.

The University of Arizona, CHS was the first fully accredited college health service in the nation, and in the Princeton Review, the CHS has been ranked in the top 3% for Best Health Services for the past five years. The CHS is committed to positioning itself as an exceptional student health center by fostering an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse backgrounds of our employees and the community we serve. It is a diverse organization of over 150 employees who are committed to improving the health and safety of college students. For more information on the CHS, please go to

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of determinations on different body fluids; confirms and verifies test results and reports findings to clinicians.
  • Plans, develops and formulates procedures for the laboratory tests.
  • Determines which products and techniques to use, ensuring they are the most modern and cost effective procedures.
  • Performs and reviews quality controls on testing and decides if results are within acceptable ranges; researches problems and corrects.
  • Inventories and requisitions laboratory supplies.
  • Provides technical support to other Medical Technologists and CHS clinicians through recommendations of appropriate therapy or diagnostic procedures.
  • Operates, calibrates and conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment.
  • Collects body fluids and materials such as urine, blood and throat cultures.
  • Advises CHS clinicians and other health care providers on proper method of collecting specimens.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill in prioritizing and coordinating section activities in relationship to departmental functions.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of advanced medical laboratory work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is typically required.
  • Certification/registration as a Medical Technologist.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College health experience



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Health Care and Wellness

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Clinical Services

Job Function:

Health Care & Wellness

Type of criminal background check required::

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Patricia R. Morales, PHR
HR Program Coordinator, Sr.
Campus Health Service
(520) 626-6903

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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