Clinical Laboratory Technologist - II-IV Molecular Genetics - Full Time - Night Shift
Stony Brook, NY
Job posting number: #7108504
Posted: August 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Summary
At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Incumbent must be thoroughly familiar with, understand and be able to follow all prescribed policies, protocols, procedures and methodologies as utilized in the section to which he/she is assigned.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist may include but are not limited to the following:
Has line responsibility for the performance of clinical analysis in the Department of Laboratories Molecular Genetics Laboratory.
Willing to work with HIV positive specimens.
Under general direction of the senior staff member, assist in the setting up of equipment and procedures, modification and update of existing procedures and development of overall departmental procedure manuals.
Assists in the development and implementation of new diagnostic procedures.
Assists in the development and implementation of a routine preventative maintenance program for equipment troubleshooting equipment and protocol issues. Bring to the attention of senior staff and department head all lab problems.
Instructs house staff, pathology residents and fellows, nursing staff and fellow laboratory technologists in current laboratory theory and technique.
Efficient use of several hospital and departmental computer information systems.
SL-1: Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 0-2 years demonstrated relevant experience.
SL-2: Clinical Laboratory Technologist III: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 3-5 years demonstrated relevant experience.
SL-3 Clinical Laboratory Technologist II: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with a minimum 6 years demonstrated relevant experience.
Preferred: Experience in Molecular Biology, PCR, real-time PCR and sequencing.
Special Notes: Resume/CV should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol, including booster vaccines. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).