Medical Laboratory Technology Clinical Education Coordinator \ Lab Assistant

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: State College, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime


Penn State Hazleton is seeking to fill the position of Medical Laboratory Technology Clinical Education Coordinator \ Lab Assistant. This position will be responsible for coordinating applied education (clinical practicums) for students in the Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) associate degree program, evaluating program effectiveness, and some instruction of MLT students in campus laboratory. The candidate also be responsible for instruction of students in the biology, chemistry, and microbiology labs by preparing laboratory materials, under the direction of science faculty. Serve as liaison between the MLT program at Hazleton campus and clinical practicum sites. Communicate with officials at potential and established clinical sites, manage affiliation agreements, set up practicums for MLT students. Manage student clinical learning experiences and evaluation of student achievement, under the direction of the MLT Program Coordinator. May visit neighboring schools in support of recruitment efforts. Instruct MLT students in common, manual procedures in campus laboratory (differentials, blood typing, chemistry tests, microbiology, etc.). Provide input into curriculum development. Assist the Program Coordinator with the organization, administration, planning, and periodic review of the program; policy and procedure formulation; and evaluation of program effectiveness. Coordinate preparation of laboratory materials for Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, and MLT courses. Ensure that students and staff adhere to Environmental Health and Safety regulations. Ensure that adequate materials and supplies are available for labs. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be an ASCP-certified Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist. A qualified Medical Laboratory Technician may be considered if a Medical Laboratory Scientist cannot be found. Three years recent experience (within the past 6 years) in a medical laboratory including all major disciplines (hematology, chemistry, clinical microbiology, blood bank); some teaching experience in a medical laboratory setting. Documentation of recent and ongoing professional development. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population. Candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State jobs site and submit the following: a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this position; a current curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. This is a 75% full-time equivalency (FTE) job working 30 hours per week. Full Penn State benefits included.

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