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Descriptive Title: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV-IIREF#: UH-S-5976-14-S
Budget Title: same as aboveState Professional Position
Department: Labs/Blood BankState Line#: 17334
Grade: SL-1-3Campus: Stony Brook-University Hospital
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology/Biological or Life Sciences. NYS License as Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility.
Preferred Qualifications: American Society of Clinical Pathology Certificate or equivalent. Blood Bank experience in tertiary hospital. Automated Blood Bank experience.

Brief Description of Duties:
The individual filing this position will perform Blood Bank Technologist duties including but not limited to: performance of routine test analysis, adhere to all departmental policies and protocols, and apply detailed specialized knowledge of scientific principles and their application to perform advanced level testing in general and specific areas in Blood Bank. They must also perform and understand all quality control procedures, review the accuracy of final test reports, recognize routine laboratory problems and identifies the cause, and maintain up to date overall knowledge of this professional field as required to perform normal duties described in this job description. Under the general supervision of the department supervisory staff, the TH Clinical Lab Tech IV, III, II, will have responsibilities for the following duties.
  • Will have line responsibility for performance of routine test analysis, must be able to work effectively in the Blood Bank environment and adhere to all departmental policies and protocols.
  • Must apply detailed specialized knowledge of scientific principles and their application to perform advanced level testing in general and specific areas in the Blood Bank. This specialized responsibility is inclusive of identification of atypical serum antibodies, analysis of incompatibility, transfusion reaction studies, among others including the generating of all necessary reports for above testing.
  • Performs and understands all quality control procedures as required by departmental protocols. Identifies and insures that all reagents and equipment utilized are within set quality control standards.
  • Reviews the accuracy of final reports, verifying computer print-outs where applicable.
  • Recognizes routine laboratory problems and identifies the cause. Where applicable would take corrective action to remedy such problems through the use of proper laboratory protocol or minor routine equipment repair and adjustments, and bring such problems to the attention of the supervisor.

Special Notes: Shift: Full-time night position, 11pm-9am (with rotating weekends/holidays). Please note Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.

Please note: Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services, clear a background investigation; submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in applying for the above position should submit a state application, resume, and cover letter reflecting UH# to:
Stony Brook Medicine
University Hospital Human Resources
Professional Employment
3 Technology Drive, Suite 100
East Setauket , NY 11733-4073


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/13/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).
Posting Date: 10/16/2014
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