Job Description

Med Lab Tech

Requisition IDreq5160
Working TitleMed Lab Tech
Position Grade07
Position Summary

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is a comprehensive health service available to all currently enrolled UNM students. SHAC is located North of Johnson Center and across from the Student Union Building. It is open Monday through Friday, and is closed on all UNM holidays. Services include medical appointments (scheduled and same-day), pharmacy, women's and men's health, allergy and immunization, medical specialty clinics, physical therapy, lab and x-ray, travel health clinic and counseling services, as well as health education and prevention. Under general supervision, performs routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease, ensuring validity and accuracy of test results.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Collects, processes, and handles blood and/or other biological specimens according to established procedures; instructs patients in the proper collection of samples.

2. Must be proficient in phlebotomy/venipuncture to collect blood for laboratory testing.

3. Performs a variety of clinical laboratory tests in the areas of hematology, microbiology,immunology, and urinalysis, as assigned; conducts quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of body fluids such as blood and urine ; performs blood counts using microscope.

4. Performs quality control on test results, ensuring validity and accuracy.

5. Performs calibration and troubleshooting on testing systems and instruments to ensure adherence to established standards of accuracy.

6. Keeps records and reports on results according to established procedures.

7. Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.

8. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours including 6 semester hours of Biology and 6 semester hours of Chemistry.Certification/LicensureCLA (ASCP) certification, OR completion of accredited MLT program or military med lab training course, OR 3 years of acceptable clinical lab experience. ORMLT Certification.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to education, work experience highly desirable.

Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentStudent Health and Counseling (037A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$10.23 - $15.35 HRLY
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date6/4/2018
Application InstructionsApplications should include cover letter, resume and three professional references

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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