P/D Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Per Diem Laboratory Technologist

Job Description

*PER DIEM OPENING - VARIOUS SHIFTS* **Position to close upon receipt of a sufficient number of applicants** Performs clinical laboratory testing on body fluids in one or more departments of the laboratory, including hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, special chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis/ coagulation or stat lab. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Meets the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada. Licensing/Certification Requirements: A valid State of Nevada license as a Medical Technologist or Specialty Technologist is required or temporary employment for a period NOT exceeding six (6) months may be granted with documentation that the application for license process has been initiated. Failure to obtain and/or maintain licensure will result in termination of employment. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements Two (2) years recent documented experience in microbiology. Recent documented experience in an acute care setting. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Anatomy; proper laboratory techniques, including infection and disease control measures; basic medical technology; proper handling and disposal of biohazardous wastes; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Applying phlebotomy techniques; applying procedures for emergency situations; applying customer service principles; analyzing blood, urine and other body fluid samples; using laboratory microscopes; troubleshooting and maintaining laboratory instruments and equipment; applying quality controls to laboratory procedures; interpreting laboratory test results and identifying abnormalities; Using a computer and a variety of software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. MPUMCLV #LI-MH1 Per Diem and Temporary Employees are not eligible to receive benefits. 01 I understand that all answers to the experience questions below must be supported by my documented work history on the application. Per instructions at the beginning of this process, we can not accept your resume or "see resume", in lieu of a completed application. If you are a current or previous UMC employee, your UMC experience must be updated/added to the work history part of your application to be considered. Yes, I understand and will include those qualifications relevant to experience, education level, and certifications when completing the application. 02 This position is a non-benefited, per diem (on-call as needed basis) position. Per Diem (PD) employee work assignments add to or substitute for staff on a pre-scheduled basis or as needed on a day-to-day basis, as determined by UMC and are non-benefitted. If you are interested, please check off yes below and make sure when completing the application answer "per diem" to the question "What type of work you will accept." Yes No 03 Per Diems must be available to work: •A minimum of four (4) shifts per month. Two shifts on Weekends. •Rotating or varied shifts based on department needs. •One (1) of the following Holidays - Independence Day, Labor Day or Memorial Day. •Two (2) of the following Holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Day. Availability does not mean you will be required to work ALL of the days/shifts you submit to your manager, just that if needed, you will work the shifts/days you agreed to be available on. Any changes in your availability, based on Full-time employment, vacation plans, illness etc., should be communicated to your manager as soon as they are known. If selected for this position, do you have the flexibility in your schedule to meet these requirements? Yes No 04 Do you possess a valid State of Nevada license as a Medical Technologist or Specialty Technologist OR meet the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada AND can obtain such a license within six (6) months? I possess a valid Nevada license as a Medical Technologist or Specialty Technologist I meet the requirements to be licensed as a Medical Technologist (NAC 652.420) or Specialty Technologist (NAC 652.483) in the State of Nevada AND can obtain such a license within six (6) months 05 How many years of microbiology experience you have? No microbiology experience Less than 6 months 6 months - less than 1 year 1 - less than 2 years 2 - less than 5 years 5 years and more 06 Do you have recent experience in Microbiology in a high volume Laboratory? Yes No 07 Please briefly describe your experience as a Microbiology Technologist in a hospital setting.

Salary

$42.76 Hourly

Employment Type

Per Diem