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Medical Technologist I

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 520805
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:29082100 - MD-PATH-STUDENT HEALTH

Classification Title:

Medical Technologist

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking motivated individuals to perform the duties of a Medical Technologist I. This position is responsible for testing of clinical and research samples, performing instrument maintenance, performing quality control procedures, maintaining appropriate documentation within the guidelines of the quality management program, and other duties that further the delivery and science of laboratory medicine. Periodic specimen collection by venipuncture is included in daily duties. This position resides in the UF Health Pathology Laboratories (UFHPL) system and will provide services at several locations, including mainly at the UFHPL Student Health Care Center Core (SHCC) Laboratory, SHCC Point-of-Care testing sites, and the UFHPL main Core Laboratory. The position requires certification and State of Florida licensure in one of the following specialties: Chemistry, Hematology, Serology. This position reports to the UFHPL SHCC Core Laboratory Supervisor.

Perform specimen processing, testing, resulting, instrument maintenance, cleaning, and documentation required to maintain high quality testing and laboratory accreditation. Periodically perform specimen collection, including venipuncture. Provide excellent customer service through verbal, non-verbal, and written communication.

Perform quality control, quality assurance, and inventory control procedures.

Assist in new or replacement test development.

Provide technical and educational support other UFHPL laboratory sections, including training new hires and teaching students.

Other duties as assignedExpected Salary:

Salary range is between $25.75 - $28.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in one of the specialty areas to which the position is allocated.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of laboratory science, laboratory procedures, and quality control
  • Knowledge of common core laboratory tests
  • Experience with specimen collection techniques
  • Ability to perform core laboratory testing independently
  • Ability to use problem solving techniques in the laboratory
  • Ability to communicate with clients, health care providers, and laboratory personnel
  • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to the biological sciences
  • Expertise with data management, computers, and laboratory information systems
Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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.

This is a time limited position.

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

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 04 Mar 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 15 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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