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Medical Technologist

Medical Laboratory Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Series: Specialized
Job Code: 4051
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.


Job Overview

Provide specialized medical laboratory services in support of University clinical/medical programs.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide specialized medical laboratory services in support of University clinical/medical programs; perform and/or monitor tests and procedures;  prepare blood, urine and tissue specimins for analysis; preserve/package specimens following established protocols.

Utilize and maintain medical laboratory equipment; analyze chemical content of fluids.

Maintain proper quality controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, public health and ethical standards; set up and clean up laboratory; participate in area safety training.

Maintain electronic records in database.

Prepare stock solutions; maintain inventory/equipment/database; order supplies; dispose of hazardous materials.

May assist in preparation of medical support materials for courses and may assist with developing/maintaining teaching models.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelor's degree* in a specific or related field and one to three years' related experience required. Specific professional certification or license may be required. *Level of degree may vary based on specific job functions.  

Last modified March 18 2015 02:59 PM