Medical Technologist

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

ID: 7082555
Posted: August 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights The University of Arizona, Campus Health Service’s (CHS)'s Laboratory department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Medical Technologist. This position is responsible for performing serological, bacteriological, biochemical, hematological and microbiological laboratory examinations and tests for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.
The CHS was the first fully accredited college health service in the nation and in the Princeton Review, the CHS has been ranked in the top 4% for Best Health Services for the past five years. The CHS is committed to positioning itself as an exceptional student health center by fostering an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse backgrounds of our employees and the community we serve. It is a diverse organization of over 150 employees who are committed to improving the health and safety of college students. For more information on the CHS, please go to

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
Performs a variety of determinations on different body fluids; confirms and verifies test results and reports findings to clinicians.
Plans, develops and formulates procedures for the laboratory tests.
Determines which products and techniques to use, ensuring they are the most modern and cost effective procedures.
Performs and reviews quality controls on testing and decides if results are within acceptable ranges; researches problems and corrects.
Inventories and requisitions laboratory supplies.
Provides technical support to other Medical Technologists and CHS clinicians through recommendations of appropriate therapy or diagnostic procedures.
Operates, calibrates and conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment.
Collects body fluids and materials such as urine, blood and throat cultures.
Advises CHS clinicians and other health care providers on proper method of collecting specimens.
Coordinates the activities of subordinates.
Additional duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of advanced medical laboratory work.
Skill in prioritizing and coordinating section activities in relationship to departmental functions.
Excellent customer service skills.
Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and office products.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
Three years of experience as a Medical Technologist.
Certification/registration as a Medical Technologist.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in working with a student or college population.


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