Medical Technologist

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: Ames, IOWA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information:


Position Title:
Medical Technologist


Job Group:
Professional & Scientific


Required Minimum Quals:
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Lab Science, Medical Technology, or equivalent degree and 3 years of related experience. Medical technology certification.


Preferred Qualifications:
Additional years of experience
Experience with young adult population
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse populations
Experience with laboratory information systems and electronic health records systems
Phlebotomy experience
Laboratory equipment experience including Cepheid, Vitros 350, Abbott Cell Dyn and Clinitek Status


Job Description:

Summary
Conducts laboratory tests that provide information to physicians for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of diseases in patients. Performs specialized testing within an assigned area.

This position will be filled as either a Medical Technologist or a Medical Lab Technician. Please apply to R3305 or R3402 according to your qualifications and certification as either a Medical Technologist or a Medical Lab Technician.


Example of Duties
• Performs a variety of tests and confirms test results.
• Reports findings to physicians.
• Plans, develops, and formulates procedures for lab tests.
• Inventories supplies.
• Collects samples of body fluids for testing.
• Prepares specimens.
• Operates and calibrates clinical laboratory equipment.
• Advises clinicians and other health care providers on methods of collecting specimens.
Level Guidelines
• Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals
• Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems
• Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests
• May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff
• May lead projects of moderate scope and complexity
• Provides guidance to students


Appointment Type:
Regular


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Pay Rate Type:
Salary


Pay Grade:
PS807


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
September 25, 2020


Posting Close Time:

This posting will close at 12:00 AM CST on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.


Posting Close Date:
October 21, 2020


Job Requisition Number:
R3305



Position Information:


Position Title:
Medical Technologist


Job Group:
Professional & Scientific


Required Minimum Quals:
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Lab Science, Medical Technology, or equivalent degree and 3 years of related experience. Medical technology certification.


Preferred Qualifications:
Additional years of experience
Experience with young adult population
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse populations
Experience with laboratory information systems and electronic health records systems
Phlebotomy experience
Laboratory equipment experience including Cepheid, Vitros 350, Abbott Cell Dyn and Clinitek Status


Job Description:

Summary
Conducts laboratory tests that provide information to physicians for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of diseases in patients. Performs specialized testing within an assigned area.

This position will be filled as either a Medical Technologist or a Medical Lab Technician. Please apply to R3305 or R3402 according to your qualifications and certification as either a Medical Technologist or a Medical Lab Technician.


Example of Duties
• Performs a variety of tests and confirms test results.
• Reports findings to physicians.
• Plans, develops, and formulates procedures for lab tests.
• Inventories supplies.
• Collects samples of body fluids for testing.
• Prepares specimens.
• Operates and calibrates clinical laboratory equipment.
• Advises clinicians and other health care providers on methods of collecting specimens.
Level Guidelines
• Intermediate-level position with solid professional and/or technical skills working under general supervision to achieve goals
• Applies broad, working knowledge of the principles of the field to moderately complex, difficult, and varied problems and issues
• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action and resolve problems
• Responds to a broad range of inquiries and requests
• May provide training and/or direction to lower-level staff
• May lead projects of moderate scope and complexity
• Provides guidance to students


Appointment Type:
Regular


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Pay Rate Type:
Salary


Pay Grade:
PS807


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
September 25, 2020


Posting Close Time:

This posting will close at 12:00 AM CST on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.


Posting Close Date:
October 21, 2020


Job Requisition Number:
R3305


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