Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician, Certified
- Tulane University
- Covington, LA
- Administrative Jobs
- Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Location: Covington, LASummary
Performs blood and body fluid testing and does cultures for diagnostic and research procedures. This is primarily, complete blood counts (CBs), clinical chemistries, and bacterial cultures.
Does work in a Biosafety Level 2 and Level 3 facility. Works with a broad range of pathogens implicated in human and animal disease, as well as emerging diseases, some of which may be select agents.
Correlates and interprets data based on knowledge of techniques, principles and instruments. Investigates problems, performs corrective and preventative maintenance of equipment, prepares reagents, instructs new employees and students, performs data entry, and interpretation of test results.
Must be willing to work in both Biosafety Level 2 and Biosafety Level 3 laboratories. This includes wearing the provided personal protective equipment as well as participating in, and being compliant with, the TNPRC drug and alcohol policy.
This position requires minimal weekend and holiday coverage.
- Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in an accredited Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program.
- Certification as MT/MLT by ASCP(American Society of Clinical Pathologist) or AAB (American Association of Bioanalysts) required
- Two or more years experience with tests commonly used in the clinical laboratory (hematology, chemistry and microbiology
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