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MT/MLT Microbiology Technician

Kelly Services

Tampa, FL
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Job Title MT/MLT Microbiology Technician

Jobid US589HHP_BH1433584

Location: Tampa, FL, 33603, USA

Description Microbiology Lab Technologist I Tampa, FL

Kelly Scientific Resources is seeking a licensed Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician (MT/MLT) for a microbiology technician role in Tampa, FL. This is a contract to hire role. Monday-Friday. 8A-5P.

The ideal candidate will have a Florida license for a Laboratory Technologist with experience in Microbiology. This position will focus on Bacterial Identification and Environmental Monitoring.


Performs quality control and microbiology laboratory tests. Assists the Laboratory Manager on matters pertaining to the Laboratory. Documents culture results and reports clinical findings.


+ Monitors function and temperatures of all laboratory equipment. Performs routine cleaning of laboratory equipment.
+ Logs in and receives all incoming cultures into computer.
+ Performs quality control checks on all specimen paperwork received in the lab and specimens received in the laboratory for proper collection and labeling.
+ Performs/conducts multiple laboratory tests manually or by utilizing manufactured test kits for the definitive identification of microbial organisms.
+ Prepares various reagents for laboratory use.
+ Documents all laboratory test results. Repeats any test with questionable/abnormal results. Informs Laboratory Manager of confirmed abnormal results.
+ Orders, receives and stores all incoming laboratory supplies.
+ Maintains archive serum/tissue and sub culture of quality control organisms.
+ Responsible for performing and resulting residual moisture testing of bone samples, documentation/data entry of test samples sent to outside laboratories.
+ Performs environmental monitoring of the processing areas on a rotating schedule to include: sample collection, interpretation and resulting.
+ Performs and documents quality control for all identification test kits and various media used in the laboratory.
+ Required when needed to participate in the tracking, receiving and processing of coolers containing donated tissue (including evenings, weekends and holidays on a call rotation).
+ Remains abreast of developments in the field(s) of Medical Technology/Tissue Banking by reviewing pertinent literature, attending seminars and continuing education programs as deemed appropriate by the Laboratory Manager.
+ Participates in the proficiency testing (CAP three times/year and LLTB bi-annually).
+ Assists Quality Assurance department when necessary.
+ Responsible for segregating of biological and pathological waste generated by the laboratory.
+ Responsible for the distribution of laboratory reports. and participates in inter-departmental staff exchanges.

+ Work requires an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science or Medical Technology.
+ Work requires licensure, or eligibility for licensure, as a Laboratory Technologist by the State of Florida.
+ Must be detail oriented, highly motivated, able to multi-task and experience with computers and excel.
+ Work requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time.
+ Work requires a minimum of 1 year clinical microbiology laboratory experience.
+ Work requires the manual dexterity and visual acuity necessary to perform microbiological biochemical work up and microscopic specimens.
+ Work requires the ability to (a) perform laboratory tests; (b) interpret test results noting abnormalities and discrepancies; (c) perform calculations; (d) troubleshoot instruments.
+ Work requires the interpersonal ability to interact with management and staff.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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