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Medical Technologist

Medical Laboratory Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Series:
Job Code: 410
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.

Distinct Functions

Perform activities pertinent to area of specialization; examples may include assist in acquisition/acceptance of human cadavers; perform embalming.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: Associate's degree in related field, and one to three years of related experience required.  Specific professional certification or licensure may be required.

Last modified March 03 2011 03:39 PM