This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3137
UW Job Family: 52
SOC Code: 29-2012
Pay Grade: 17
Date: April 12, 2012
Under general supervision, performs routine biochemical, hematological, serologic, virologic and other laboratory tests and procedures to provide data for the use in diagnosis and treatment of patients in a medical facility. Assists the Medical Technologist with other job related duties.
High School diploma with completion of a Medical Technician Program
Perform quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses on specimens such as blood, urine and tissue by following approved laboratory procedures; obtains specimens for testing; provides results to physicians and nurses.
Conducts blood tests for transfusion purposes; may draw blood from patient's finger, ear lobe, or vein observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples.
Culture, isolate and identify pathogenic microorganisms and parasites.
Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.
Maintain records of tests examination; plot or chart results according to approved procedures.
Develop and maintain quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of results.
Performs quality control on test results, ensuring validity and accuracy.
Order supplies; keep inventory; ensure supplies are not outdated.
May provide assistance in managing workflow in supervisor's absence, as directed.
Clinical laboratory environment; regularly exposed to noise, fumes, confined spaces, mechanical, chemical and biological hazards.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.