Senior Medical Technologist - Microbiology at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 24 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Work Schedule :

This is a full-time, FTE 1.0, 1st shift position. Monday- Friday, dayshift. Rotating weekends and holidays. Hours may vary based on department needs.

Pay :

  • External hires may be eligible for up to a $4,000.00 sign on bonus.

Be part of something remarkable

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin and play an essential role in the quality and safety of patient care by providing accurate diagnostic and treatment information.

We are seeking a Senior Medical Technologist (MT) - Microbiology to:

  • Provide daily direction to other laboratory staff regarding laboratory workload, policies, procedures, and recommend adjustments to staffing, policies and procedures.
  • Perform routine to complex lab testing. Bring forth the specialized scientific and technical knowledge essential to perform lab testing.
  • Demonstrate strong decision-making skills, ability to work independently, and the ability to take on teaching/training responsibilities as needed.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting, maintenance, and problem resolution.

At UW Health, you will have :

  • An excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid time off, retirement plans, two-week parental leave and adoption assistance.
  • Access to UW Health's Wellness Options at Work that support employee/family well-being.
  • Tuition benefits eligibility - UW Health invests in your professional growth by helping pay for coursework associated with career advancement.

Education :

Minimum - Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology. Or Bachelor's degree must include minimally 60 semester hours or equivalent, that includes either:

• 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses OR

• 24 semester hours - 6 chemistry, 6 biology and 12 chemistry, biology, medical laboratory technology in any combination

Preferred - Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS). Master's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (MLS) or related science or healthcare field.

Work Experience :

Minimum - Two years of experience in a clinical laboratory with emphasis on skills related to work area

Preferred - Three years of experience in a clinical laboratory with emphasis on skills related to work area

Licenses and Certifications :

Minimum -

Preferred - Certification (Medical Laboratory Scientist, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Technologist in Blood Bank, Molecular Biology) by the board of American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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