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Lab Technologist - 11pm-7am *Night Shift Differential*

NYU Langone Health
United States, New York, Brooklyn
June 23, 2022

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Technologist - 11pm-7am *Night Shift Differential*.

In this role, the successful candidate performs established clinical laboratory tests and procedures. Interprets and reports as accurately as possible to assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment. Duties may include blood collection, clerical tasks, answering telephone inquiries, using data processing equipment and all other duties as required in the assigned section.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Follows established procedures to perform routine and special analyses. Documents any deviation from established procedure with supervisor's approval
    • Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
    • Incorporates patient's cultural background and values to involve family members as needed or assess the use of alternative medicine
    • Incorporates patient's cultural background and values in methods of communication and service provision
    • Assesses patient's ability to communicate in English and assists in the provision of an interpreter, as needed
    • Maintains permanent records of tests, standards, controls, results, dates and patients' names for reference and statistical purposes. Documents anything unusual in any of these categories.
    • Reports all Critical/Alert Values to the supervisor or designee immediately after verification, and with the supervisor's or designee's approval, calls the results to the appropriate clinician or nurse.
    • Completes tasks independently, within appropriate time frame and in order of priority.
    • Accepts direction and changes in assignment willingly.
    • Maintains a neat and efficient work area by cleaning equipment and instruments and replenishing supplies. (Rotate stock, using older reagents first).
    • Prepares and reviews test reports for accuracy of results before reporting to clinicians or other authorized personnel.
    • Informs the supervisor or designee of any unusual or unexpected test results after verification.
    • Checks instruments for proper functioning and calibration, and performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as specified in the section procedure manuals. Documents instrument checks, problems and resolutions.
    • Checks that an adequate supply of materials is available to complete testing. Notify the supervisor, designee or laboratory manager when supplies run low.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a NYSDOH Licensed as a Certified Clinical Laboratory Technologist. Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited college or university. One year experience in a clinical laboratory (completion of an internship at a qualified institution is acceptable). NYS License. 1 year (completion of an internship at a qualified institution is acceptable) Effective Interpersonal and Communication skills required.

Required Licenses: Clinical Lab Technologist-NYS Permit, Clinical Lab Technologist-NYS

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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