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Medical Technologist Specialist (MT) - Pathology - Microbiology

Job ID: 969789
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Pathology-Microbiology
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

The Medical Technologist Specialist  (MT) assists the Assistant Section Manager and Manager with the overall management of his/her subdivision. The MT Specialist provides technical expertise and leadership to troubleshoot testing, equipment, and quality control issues.

As a MT Specialist, you will:

  • Prioritize workload within subdivision to maximize the efficiency of personnel and supplies
  • Serve as lead worker
  • Prepare specimens as required for laboratory testing and provides leadership into problem specimen issues
  • Review data and assures quality control procedures are performed for respective subdivision
  • Responsible for managing routine technical problems and notifies Assistant Section Manager, Section Manager and Pathologist when unusual problems develop
  • Assist in the evaluation of personnel performance for staff and aids in the development of new procedures and other special projects, as required
  • Perform routine bench work when workload warrants. In absence of on-site supervisor, may function as technologist in charge of the laboratory
  • Responsible for enforcing hospital and departmental policies including personnel counseling when indicated
  • Maintain and order adequate supplies to accommodate subdivision testing
  • Maintain effective communications with Assistant Section Manager/Section Manager concerning subdivision
  • Assist Assistant Section Manager/Section Manager in maintaining an up-to-date procedure manual to comply with CAP requirements as indicated
  • Coordinate new QC lot number verification and instrument maintenance/calibration performance and documentation
  • Help in the coordination and performance of CAP proficiency surveys
  • Recommend and help coordinate additional training required by staff
  • Identify learning opportunities for the subdivision

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Lab Science from an accredited college or university OR equivalent education and experience as defined by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • Certification as MLS, BB, C, H or MB by ASCP or other nationally recognized certifying agency
  • Three years bench experience as medical technologist (medical lab scientist) with demonstrated supervisory capabilities

Other Information

  • 40 hours a week
  • Monday - Friday (7 am - 3:30 pm)
  • Required to work rotational weekends for every 3rd weekend
  • Great Benefits

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Samantha Stewart, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition



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