Medical Technologist (Microbiology) - University Hospital (5972)

UW Health Partners Madison , WI 53706

Posted 2 months ago

Join our lab at the #1 hospital in Wisconsin and play an essential role in the quality and safety of patient care by providing accurate diagnostic and treatment information.

We are seeking a Medical Technologist to:

  • Perform routine to complex lab testing. Bring forth the specialized scientific and technical knowledge essential to perform lab testing.

  • Demonstrate strong decision-making skills, ability to work independently, and the ability to take on teaching/training responsibilities as needed.

  • Perform advanced troubleshooting, maintenance, and problem resolution.

Education:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology. Or Bachelor's degree must include minimally 60 semester hours or equivalent, that includes either:
  • 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses OR
  • 24 semester hours
  • 6 chemistry, 6 biology and 12 chemistry, biology, medical laboratory technology in any combination

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS). Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (MLS) or related science or healthcare field.

Work Experience:

Preferred

  • One (1) year healthcare or lab related work experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

Preferred

  • Certification (Medical Lab Science, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood Banking, Molecular Biology) by the board of American Society of Clinical Pathologists or similar agency.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of quality control, quality assurance principles and proficiency testing procedures.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong independent judgement.

  • Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations.

  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission (TJC), College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations related to work area.

  • Knowledge of adult training methods.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 100% FTE position scheduled to work 40 hours per week. The scheduled shifts vary between 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Some weekends and holiday rotation required. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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