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Medical Technologist I/ Medical Lab Technician - Referral Testing

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Job ID: 18579
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Both Medical Technologists and Medical Lab Technicians may apply to this requisition.

This position is eligible for our Lab Hiring Incentive Program.  To learn more on the incentive program guidelines and eligible positions, visit https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/lab-incentive-program?bid=12881


Performs a variety of patient testing and administrative tasks in support of the clinical activities in the UNCHCS.

This position will work within the McLendon Clinical Laboratories in the Referral Testing Department. Primary duties include preparing specimens for shipment to external reference laboratories, reviewing and reporting patient test results, and providing consultation to clinical staff on specimen requirements and available test menus. The successful applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to multi-task and work independently, attention to detail and critical thinking skills for troubleshooting. This position will work dayshift Monday through Friday with rotation on weekends and holidays. 

Responsibilities:
1. Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
2. May participate on teams or perform special projects/assignments.
3. May perform teaching of Clinical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents and training of new employees. May serve as a technical resource.
4. Performs quality control and equipment maintenance in the appropriate laboratory.
5. Performs routine and less standardized test procedures which includes special chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Observes tests and reactions and provides data.
6. Prepares specimens and reagents, solutions, heat, or filters as required.
7. Reports results to healthcare providers. Consults/confers with health care providers regarding test results.
8. Reviews test results to ensure accuracy of report and timely correction of errors.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires Bachelor's of Science degree. Must meet eligibility requirements upon hire to sit for MT exam within 12 months of hire.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Must become MLS/MT (ASCP), MT (NCA), or MT (AMT) certified within 12 months of hire.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● No prior experience required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Referral Testing Services 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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