Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV, Microbiology Lab
Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook, New York
Internal Number: 2204770
Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV, Microbiology Lab
At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV is a valuable member of our team, who will demonstrate a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Primary plating of clinical and/or environmental specimens onto the appropriate culture media utilizing standard plating methods.
Perform quality control on all media and reagents used in the laboratory and keep accurate records of the results of such testing.
Demonstrates a high degree of technical competence and knowledge in current methods and techniques required to identify to the species level a broad spectrum of bacteria.
Be able to efficiently use the hospital computer system with regard to the input of microbiology reports and to extract information which is pertinent to the cultures involved.
Is responsible for the identification of routine isolates utilizing the protocol planned by the Associate Chief of Microbiology and coordinates these efforts with the supervising technologist.
Proficient in computer/LIS protocol as assigned.
Be able to train CLS students, staff, pathology residents and clinical fellows.
Engages in continuing education.
Interact in a professional manner with lab staff, nursing staff, physicians, and other members of the hospital and community.
Adheres to all SBUH and departmental policies and protocols.
Perform other clinical duties as assigned.
Required (as evidenced by an attached resume):
SL-1: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 0-2 years demonstrated relevant experience.
Preferred:Bachelors degree in Medical Technology, Microbiology, or a Life Science. Microbiology or generalist registry (or Registry Eligible) from a nationally recognized organization. Recent Clinical Bacteriology and recent LIS experience.
Special Notes: Resume/CV should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview:This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 4 panel drug screen*
Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title:TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist II/III/IV
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