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Medical Lab Tech/Specialist

Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMedical Lab Tech/SpecialistApplication Deadline05/25/2023Position Number00034730Hiring Range$44,000 - $49,000Department Description: Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women's Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology. Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care. Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy. Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Position Description: A Sign-On Bonus OF $2500 is available for the successful applicant of this position paid in 2 installments within 12 Months of hire:- $1250 within 30 Days of hire date &- $1250 12 Months after hire dateTo provide a variety of clinical laboratory procedures, using equipment, instrumentation, and terminology applicable to Microbiology, Hematology, Urinalysis, and Clinical Microscopy to complete specimen analysis and proficiency tests, as indicated by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. This position also provides direct patient care by performing phlebotomy and instructing patients regarding specimen collection. CLIA recognizes Microbiology and Hematology laboratory procedures performed by these positions as high complexity. Position also identifies deviations from expected and/or normal results; analyzes results for possible solutions. Can interpret and evaluate results for clinicians as needed. Evaluates and incorporates new techniques. Duties include performing all categories of lab procedures for patient results and verifying accuracy, consistency, and overall fit before approving results; reviewing quality control results and taking remedial action as needed; performing API Proficiency tests in eCW and Harvest; keeping track of supplies as needed. This position is responsible for organizing and requesting chemical waste pickup with Environment, Health & Safety. This position assists in training new lab or other Campus Health staff and assisting with their competency review.Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemistry, or a biological science; or equivalent combination of training and experience. This position requires compliance with current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations for personnel performing high complexity testing.Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working in an outpatient medical clinic environment is preferred. Prior use of lab information software and electronic health software is preferred. Experience in performing phlebotomy, hematology, urinalysis, and clinical microscopy laboratory procedures is preferred. Experience in performing a variety of waived testing procedures is preferred.Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemistry, or a biological science; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require compliance with current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations.Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting: Contact Name and Title: Barbara Lesane, Senior Director HR Student AffairsDepartment Contact Telephone or Email: barbara_lesane@unc.eduPosting Open Date: 05/11/2023Posting Close Date: 05/25/2023Open Until Filled: NoOffice of Human Resources Contact Information: If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to

Keywords: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill , Medical Lab Tech/Specialist, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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