LISTING: Microbiology/Parasitology Medical Technologist 1st and 2nd Shift
My client in St. Charles, IL is searching for 2 Microbiology/Parasitology Medical Technologist,1 for the 1st shift and 1 for the 2nd shift. If you or anyone you know of is interested in this position, please email your resume to us ASAP
Microbiology/Parasitology Medical Technologist
The Microbiology/Parasitology Medical Technologist performs comprehensive stool analyses using their strong understanding of microbiology and state-of-the-art technology, including MALDI-TOF and molecular methods.
Bachelor of Science degree (BS) or higher, from an accredited clinical laboratory science program, or a BS or higher in Microbiology with clinical experience. MT(ASCP) is preferred. Candidate must meet regulatory requirements for high complexity testing.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Set-up and interpret cultures for microorganism identification, using morphology and chemical tests
Performs more complex and “non-routine” procedures
Prepare sub-cultures for and interpret antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Follow standard operating procedures in performing test analyses
Operate and maintain standard and complex laboratory instrumentation
Document tasks accurately and timely as part of good record-keeping
Participate in the Quality Systems established
Recognize problems and apply scientific methods to resolve
Report to the microbiology supervisor immediately regarding problems
Ensure that patient test results are only reported with the highest level of accuracy