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Clinical Services Technician, Microbiology - (Raleigh) - Temporary Full-time Day
  • Job ID: 42037
  • Job Category: Laboratory/Pathology
  • Employment Type: Temporary Full-time
  • Campus: WakeMed Raleigh Campus (New Bern Avenue)
  • Department: Pathology Labs - Microbiology - 01_7014
  • Shift: Day


About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:
The Clinical Services Technician is responsible for verification of proper patient/specimen identification, appropriateness of specimen and accompanying orders.  Responsible for the processing and setup of microbiology cultures and loading of specimens on instruments.  Performs waived testing and quality control procedures following established guidelines.  Completes administrative support assignments within expected deadline.  Answers phone and provides appropriate response to questions.  Organizes laboratory work flow and appropriately prioritizes processing and distribution of specimens.   Utilizes requisite equipment, instruments, and computer systems to test request, accession, correctly label and deliver specimens to appropriate laboratory sections within acceptable time frames. Performs specified procedures within scope of established testing methods and responsibilities.  Performs and appropriately documents routine maintenance and quality control procedures on specified equipment and troubleshoots as  needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.   Updates knowledge, skills and applies appropriately.  Maintains age-specific and other required competencies.  Works both independently and as part of a team with general supervision and/or periodic review by supervisory staff.

Experience Requirements:
1 Year Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Specimen Processing Preferred

Education Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent  Required - And Graduate Phlebotomy Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Phlebotomy Preferred

Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Weekend Requirements:
As Needed

Call Requirements:
None