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HealthCare Connections, Inc

Lead Microbiology Technologist

Post Date:Sep 28, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/28/2018Salary:
Location:US-CT-Bristol Job Reference:8568

Lead Microbiology Technologist

Bachelor Degree and ASCP Certification Required

Employee Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience Required: 2 years
Degree Required: 4 year
Manages Others? Yes
Hours/Shift: Days

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

Job Description:

Lead Microbiology Technologist

Located less than a half an hour from the historic city of Hartford and the state line of Massachusetts. Here you are right in the middle of everything with many historic attractions and points of interest to keep busy.

Our client is looking for Lead Medical Technologist for their Microbiology department.

Primarily on the day shift; flexibility is required with shift start and end times in ordered to facilitate training and quality improvement activities with technical staff on both the second and third shifts. This  position also has a weekends and holiday rotation for department coverage.

Duties include day to day operations of Microbiology and will also function as a working technologist for specimen processing, quality control testing and culture workup and identification.  Day to day operations  include but are not limited to:  Quality Control Review, Inventory and Supply Ordering,  Department Quality Assurance, Training of new Staff, Coordination of CAP Survey Specimens and submission of results to CAP, Staffing to Volume to insure timely processing of specimens and patient test results; assessment of employee competency and to provide feedback for annual employee performance evaluations.

Day Shift staffing for weekdays is one tech for specimen processing and

1-2 techs for bench reading.

Weekends are staffed with one tech for bench reading and one tech for specimen processing that is shared with Automation Laboratory.

Evening  and Night Shift is staffed with generalist for processing specimens, STAT gram stains and to perform preliminary gram stains along with plating of positive blood cultures. 

This is a small Community Hospital where the Microbiology  Laboratory provides a full menu of general microbiology testing.  There is NO Mycology or Acid Fast cultures in the lab.

No Fees for Parking! Short walk to facility. Very easy commute

Sign-On Bonus Available!

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Name: HealthCare Connections, Inc.

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