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Medical Technologist - $16-22 per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Medical Technologist for a job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Medical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent$10,000 Sign-On BonusThe Department of Surgery- Histo & Immuno has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Technologist 2. The incumbent performs microbiological, molecular biological and immunological tests on body specimens to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Moreover, the incumbent facilitates quality assurance and instrument maintenance.CORE JOB FUNCTIONS Verifies identification of specimen with physicians' orders, prepares specimens for testing, and handles all specimens in a safe and careful manner. Analyzes results of testing and interprets abnormal or unusual results. Researches and prepares all pertinent patient data and refers all data and testing results to pathologists for evaluation and sign-out. Calibrates equipment, orders supplies, and maintains inventory of relevant forms and materials. Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action while supporting laboratory co-workers in resolution of similar problems. Administers quality-control tests, according to procedure, and maintains appropriate data recording. Assists with orienting and training employees on laboratory techniques and operations. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.CORE QUALIFICATIONS Education:Bachelor's / Associate's Degree in relevant field.Certification and Licensing:Florida Medical Technologist License is required.Certified Histocompatibility Technologist / Specialist desired.Experience:Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.Department Specific FunctionsFollows all safety precautions and regulatory rules to safeguard patient confidentiality. Performs instrument maintenance, calibration, and verification; as applicable. Performs and verifies quality-control testing, according to procedure, and maintains appropriate data recording. Perform High Complexity Tests adhering to approved Standard Operating Procedures as follows:Molecular / Histocompatibility Area:Infectious Disease Testing by PCR using Ingenious / Elitech, Roche / Cobas Ampliprep and Real Time PCR instruments (7500)HLA typing by Sequence Specific Primer Technique (QuantStudio) and Sequence Specific OligoProbe (Luminex)High Resolution HLA Typing, APOL1 and Gene Rearrangement Assays by Next Generation Sequencing. Immunology / Histocompatibility Area:Red Blood Cell Typing (ABO/Rh & A/AB SubtypingFlow Cytometry Technique for Immunophenotyping and Cell Activation Panels.Lymphocyte Crossmatch & Endothelial Cells Crossmatch by Flow Cytometry and Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity AssaySolid Phase platform for HLA Antibody Detection and Identification and Complement fixing Antibodies (Luminex)Luminex Panel for Human Cytokine Level QuantificationCore & Serology Area:Mass Spectrophotometry for quantification of Immunosuppressant Drug Levels in bloodManual & Automated ELISA based assays for Infectious Disease Antibody & Antigen detection and / or quantificationOther Hematology & Microbiology ProceduresUses Specific Test- Analysis Software for raw data analysis and assign the results accordingly. When results are not within laboratory's acceptable criteria; identify problem(s) that might adversely affect test performance and determine cause of errors. Researches and prepares all pertinent patient data and refers all data and testing results to pathologists for evaluation and sign-out. Reports all results in the current Laboratory System and in UNET, if applicable. Place orders and maintains inventory of disposable supplies and reagents, as applicable. Meets Turn Around Time (TAT) for all tests assigned. Reports Critical Value to the requestor following current IHL Policy, if applicable Performs OnCall Duties in the assigned area / rotation, responding promptly to any Call-Back situation. Participates in Proficiency Testing, Instrument Correlation, Method Comparison, and / or Validation Studies, as assigned. Meets deadline for these other projects / assignments. Assumes lead duties and acts as a resource to staff. Orients and trains employees on laboratory techniques and operations, as assigned. Obtain 12 Continuing Education Credits in the Histocompatibility Area per year, in addition to those credits required by the State of Florida.University of Miami Job ID #R100064245.About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: University of Miami, Hialeah , Medical Technologist - $16-22 per hour, Healthcare , Hialeah, Florida

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