Job Description

Medical Lab Technologist

Requisition IDreq10243
Working TitleMedical Lab Technologist (UNMTemps)
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The Student Health and Counseling Department (SHAC) is seeking a temporary Medical Lab Technologist. This position, 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

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

· 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.

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

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

· Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

About SHAC:

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.

This is a potential temp-to-regular opportunity, subject to the selected candidate’s performance throughout the temporary assignment, in addition to the business needs of the hiring department.

Assignment Details:

Days & Hours: Monday - Friday, 8-5pm

Anticipated Start Date: 8/26/19

Projected End Date: 2/25/19

Parking Arrangements: Responsibility of the selected employee

UNMTemps provides staffing solutions to UNM departments requesting temporary employees as positions become available due to a vacancy, when regular employees are absent, for peak work periods, and for special events. As such, UNMTemps assignments/positions may end with little or no advance notice.

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
  • Inaddition to education, work experience highly desirable
Additional RequirementsMust be proficient in phlebotomy/venipuncture to collect blood for laboratory testing.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentStudent Health and Counseling (037A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTemporary - Full-Time
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 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 Required
For Best Consideration Date
Application InstructionsApplications should include three supervisory 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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