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Medical Technologist-Lead

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Job ID REQ_145649 FACILITY Rochester Regional at Elmgrove LOCATION Rochester, New York

Job Description


As a Lead Medical Technologist, you will accurately perform clinical laboratory analyses and examinations by approved department procedures on blood, urine, body fluids and tissues within a published turn-around time using a variety of instruments and methods to assist in physician diagnosis and treatment. You are expected to utilize complex problem solving skills in resolving clinical and instrument problems. You will also ensure the provision of high quality laboratory/diagnostic services to patients and physicians and full compliance with all regulatory standards.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: 160 Elmgrove Park

DEPARTMENT: Microbiology

SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings


  • Six (6) or more years of experience as a medical technologist

  • BS in Medical Technology or BS in a related Science and/or equivalent relevant experience as recognized by New York State Department of Education for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist

  • Previous experience in a laboratory supervisory or leadership position preferred

  • Ability to work independently and on a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Lab Management. Perform specialized and complex diagnostic procedures; accurately prepare reagents and maintain proper inventory of laboratory section supplies; interpret and correlate clinical test results with patient history, diagnosis and clinical condition in order to explain test results; communicate stat and critical lab results; perform quality control, routine and advanced maintenance and instrument troubleshooting¬†

  • Technical Knowledge. Maintain knowledge of required computer functions associated with testing and to assist in completing testing and workflow management; may conduct research and development of new or updated technologies and provide written evaluation to supervisor

  • Leadership. Assist in training new and existing employees on new procedures and instrumentation; act as a technical consultant to technologists, technicians and/or students rotating through their area; teach in the School of Medical Technology and Lab rotations as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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