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Medical Technologist - $16-22 per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: November 18, 2022

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
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Technologist 3, with the Blood Bank, in the Department of Pathology, located in Miami, Florida. 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.Assumes lead duties and acts as a resource to staff.Orients and trains 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 degree in relevant fieldCertification and Licensing:Certification in relevant specialty or fieldExperience:Minimum 3 years of relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University's core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.Routine Laboratory testing: Run patient's samples following SOP, assure every specimen have the correct identification and is acceptable for testing. Run and resolve pending list. Run and reports proficiency testing following SOPs. Perform corrected reports and documented it following SOP. Document and follow department protocol for end of shift transfer. Laboratory lead tech responsibilities: verify and approve employees time, scheduled, assign daily task to the team, resolve assigned department issues and problems, assist supervisor, manager or director as need.QA and QC responsibilities: performed, review and accept daily QC runs, run and report proficiency sample, follow laboratory protocols for corrections reports, identify, correct and report deviations of SOPs. Daily, weekly and monthly documentation of bench decontamination, refrigerators and freezer temperatures, room humidity and temperature. Document daily activities and maintenance. Perform linearities, AMR verification, cutoff verification, accuracy and precision and instrument to instrument comparison following SOP and supervisor/manager guidance. Inventory and supplies: maintaining adequate inventory levels as per protocol, rotate previous inventory stock when it applies. Places order regularly as need, pick up, unpack, date and storage in a timely manner according to manufacturers' recommendation. Check packing slips, verifies amounts, item received, documents and give copies to supervisor/designee.Laboratory ancillary activities: keeps lab clean, neat and organized. Performs housekeeping duties. Remove empty boxes, recyclable material and disposes them as per SOP. Prepare Biohazards containers for use and them disposal. Assist in the maintenance of hardware by changing paper, labels and/or printer ribbons or any other task when necessary.DEPARTMENT ADDENDUMDepartment Specific FunctionsThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.University of Miami Job ID #R100054651. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation).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, Homestead , Medical Technologist - $16-22 per hour, Healthcare , Homestead, Florida

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