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MT/MLT Microbiology Technician

Kelly Services


Location:
Tampa, FL
Date:
04/23/2018
2018-04-232018-05-22
Job Code:
US589HHP_BH1433584
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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.

**DESCRIPTION**

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

**RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ 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.
**REQUIREMENTS**


+ 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 kellyservices.com 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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