Minimum Qualifications: NYS license/registration or limited permit to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist and 2 years clinical lab experience required. *Candidates with less than 2 years clinical lab experience or with a NYS license/registration or limited permit to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technician will be considered for appointment to a commensurate title and salary. Must be able to distinguish colors for the purposes of performing laboratory tests
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Will function as a generalist rotating in two or more sections of the laboratory (Microbiology, Hematology, Chemistry/Microscopy and/or Blood Bank). Perform generalist duties to include specimen receiving and processing; computer related duties such as patient entry, test request entry, on-line/manual entry of test results, data retrieval, printing and answering worksheets, printing panic and pending log sheets; phoning panic values and documenting in computer system; quality control; reagent preparation; following general laboratory safety procedures including universal precautions and chemical and biochemical hazard precautions. Will also perform specific duties within Microbiology, Hematology, Chemistry/Microscopy and Blood Bank sections of the laboratory.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.