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UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA P/D Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology in Las Vegas, Nevada

Position Summary


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.


Salary: $42.76 Hourly

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job Type: Per Diem

Department: PATHOLOGY - 7070

Job Number: 20-71574

Closing: Continuous

Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102

Website: http://www.umcsn.com