Lab Technician/Technologist
BioReference Laboratories

Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Posted in IT
3 days ago


Job Info


We are looking for a Medical Lab Technician or Technologist for our Microbiology (40 hours per week) in our Elmwood Park, NJ location.

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 4pm - 12:30am

Position Summary:

The Medical Tech performs all laboratory procedures in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established company and departmental policies and procedures.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Maintain standards in routine & STAT testing.
  • Complete work in a timely manner.
  • Write legibly when documenting QC, problems or information.
  • Maintain a clean & safe work environment.
  • Review communication logs.
  • Prepare for shift by gathering needed supplies, i.e. reagents plates.
  • Perform and document required maintenance on equipment.
  • Review calibration & QC prior to testing/resulting.
  • Perform calibrations and quality control as needed.
  • Review results before releasing.
  • Review pendings at the end of shift.
  • Follow repeat protocol.
  • Review Check Sheets.
  • Perform duties in independent manner with no direct supervision required.
  • Inform supervisor of supply inventory.
  • Understand all laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Date and initial reagents that are put "in use".
  • Can identify at least one location of a fire extinguisher.
  • Can read and interpret a curve.
  • Can read and understand a Levy-Jennings Chart.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology, or Related life Science.
  • One or more years of CLIA experience. Required for technologists.
  • ASCP or other national certification a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of hours.
  • Medium work of lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Responsible for lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects.

Working Conditions:

  • Work requires contact with specimens and requisitions, hand washing and cleaning, biohazardous body fluids, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Fast paced and noisy environment that sometimes includes interruptions and distractions.
  • OSHA risk factor: Category 1.

BioReference is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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