Northwell Health Practice Lab Technologist in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 0012HO

Job Category Laboratory

Job Description

Our Practice Laboratory Technologist performs clinical laboratory procedures, examinations and other tests pursuant to established protocols. This will include maintaining equipment and records, and performing quality assurance activities related to examination performance requiring the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. It is important that you demonstrate as well as encourage positive and efficient communication in order to create a more pleasant and safe environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Sets-up and performs a variety of routine and/or complex laboratory tests and procedures relevant to the particular lab area and personal qualifications. Prepares and tests specimens for examination and reports results.

  2. Follows established in-process quality control procedures including recording data.

  3. Performs routine and/or preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment.

  4. Troubleshoots basic instrumentation, culture media, chemicals, reagents, stains, solutions, technical problems and methodologies.

  5. Maintains sufficient supplies at work station.

  6. Ensures and maintains quality control and assurance activities.

  7. Uses Infection Control practices and procedures.

Qualifications

· High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Basic Science or related field, preferred.

· Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (or as appropriate to area of assignment), required.

· Minimum of one (1) year work experience and/or training specific to the work being done in the area noted above, required.

  • Hematology/ Oncology experience preferred.