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Job Details

Req Id    62823 
Shift   Variable
Shift Hours Worked    7.50 
Work Schedule    GENERAL BENEFITS HIRED AFTER 8/25/08 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  Non-Union

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Laboratory Director and Laboratory Manager, performs clinical testing in at least two of the following areas:  blood bank, microbiology, serology, chemistry, hematology, or urinalysis.  A technician is responsible for specimen collection and processing, test performance, and reporting test results

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares samples for analysis accurately and efficiently
  • from neonates by capillary blood collection techniques;
    • from pediatric,
    •  adolescents,
    •  adult and geriatric patients
  • Evaluates suitability of specimens for analysis:  appropriately accepting or rejecting specimens according to laboratory policy
  • Store and/or transport samples using appropriate methods
  • Reports test results accurately and timely per laboratory protocols
  • Anticipate and recognize error, responding in an appropriate manner by reporting to supervisor or technologist in charge.
  • Determines the priority of requests, arranging workload to provide for optimal patient care and efficiency.  Utilizes efficient organization and workflow.  Turnaround times are within established timeframes.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of activities including unusual patient data and results.
  • Maintain any clinical laboratory instrumentation and/or equipment as assigned:  all preventative maintenance is documented as required
  • Recognizes and corrects basic instrument malfunctions within skill level.  May refer serious instrument problems to supervisor.
  • Provides clinical orientation and supervision for new or less experienced personnel as assigned.
  • Maintains competence needed for health care advancements, scientific research, technology, new equipment and/or new procedures.
  • Conducts established quality control procedures on analytical tests, procedures, equipment, reagents, media, and products, and maintain accurate documentation per department protocols
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Associate Degree in medical laboratory technology or related science with an approved training program, or high school diploma and have successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedure course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist    
  • 2-3 years laboratory work


Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technician License


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Nearest Major Market: Utica