Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV- Immunology

Stony Brook Medicine


Job Description
New Competitive Base Salaries and Competitive Shift Pay for Off ShiftsPosition Summary At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Duties of a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist may include but are not limited to the following: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (SL-1):Has line responsibility for the performance of clinical analysis in the Department of Laboratories.Under general direction of the senior staff member, assists in the setting up of equipment and procedures, modification and update of existing procedures.Under general direction of the senior staff member, assists in the development and implementation of a department quality control program in accordance with the guidelines established by the College of American Pathologists, the New York State Department of Health and other pertinent regulatory agencies.Will report out of range results to senior technologist.Under general direction of the senior staff member, assists in the development and implementation of a routine preventative maintenance program for equipment in the clinical laboratories.Reviews and approves final test reports verifying the computer / Instrument printout where applicable.Assists all areas of the hospital in the interface of the patient care computer system to access such screens as order entry and result review.Helps to implement new screens and procedures as developed or revised.Occasionally teaches Clinical Laboratory Sciences students and others in both theory and technique.Serves, as a preceptor of students, and as such, is responsible for laboratory work assignments and the monitoring of quality and accuracy of work performed.Maintains a general knowledge of safe laboratory practices, as endorsed by the New York State Department of Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and conducts oneself in a manner consistent with those practices to insure the safety of all laboratory personnel.Must review, learn and understand all applicable NYS DOH, CAP, JCAHO and HIPAA standards and regulations.Must assist in the implementation of such standards and ensure compliance with aforementioned standards and regulations. While hired on a particular shift, will flexibly participate in the overall function of the Department of Laboratories by assuming occasional substitution to other shifts or working prolonged shifts.Responsible for rotation and/or assignment to irregular shifts to include coverage of weekend, evening or holidays as assigned by the supervisor to ensure proper operation of the department for maintenance of patient care services. Performs other related duties as required or directed.TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV (SL-2):Will perform laboratory test analysis including review of test analysis of subordinate personnel as assigned by the supervisor or designee and will be responsible for reviewing the accuracy of all final test results immediately prior to reporting.Will perform quality control procedures as required by department protocols and Federal and State regulations.Will attempt to correct all deficiencies and will report all problems in the quality control program to a senior technologist.Will recognize and attempt to identify the cause of routine laboratory problems and bring such problems to the attention of the senior technologist. Will assist the senior staff in teaching Clinical Laboratory Sciences students and others in both laboratory theory and technique.Will be responsible for maintenance of up to date knowledge of current laboratory techniques and instrumentation as well as routine physiological conditions, which may affect test results.Will maintain specific knowledge of safe laboratory practices as endorsed by the New York State Department of Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and conducts oneself in a manner consistent with those practices to insure the safety of all laboratory personnel. Will become familiar with all applicable CAP, JCAHO, NYSDOH, HIPAA standards and regulations.Will assist in implementation of such standards and ensure compliance with aforementioned standards and regulations.Will be responsible for the complete understanding and utilization of the patient care computer system and other computer systems in obtaining patient information and reporting test results.May be responsible to assist with certain teaching functions and coordination of student activities.May be responsible for rotation and/or assignment to non-routinely scheduled shifts to provide coverage of weekends, days, evenings, and holidays.Will perform other related duties as required or directed as applicable to this level of technologist. QualificationsRequired: SL-1: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 0-2 years demonstrated relevant experience.SL-2:NYS ED licensed (current registration certificate) in the profession of Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility and 2-5 years of demonstrated relevant laboratory experience.Preferred:Documented experience in a NYS-DOH permitted and/or CAP accredited clinical immunology laboratory performing infectious disease serology testing.Candidate holds current ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) in the category of Technologist (MT-ASCP)/Scientist (MLS-ASCP). Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter 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, including booster vaccines. 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 5 panel drug screen*Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.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.Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewedhere.Visit ourWHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer.
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