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Cornell Health's Medical Department aims to provide collaborative, innovative, vibrant, holistic clinical care for patients' biopsychosocial needs. We offer services with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, encouraging each team member to utilize their professional skills and personal compassion to care for an individual's needs. We aspire to provide care as a Patient Centered Medical Home, a model of primary care tailored to the urgent and long-term needs of each person. We care for any person with any problem and welcome all members of our diverse community to our team and services. The Cornell Health Laboratory is licensed by the New York State Department of Health and is CLIA certified for "Highly Complex Testing." Our NYS-licensed Clinical Medical Technologists work closely with other Cornell Health staff members to perform diagnostic tests essential to your care.
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A Clinical Medical Technologist position at the Ley Laboratory at Cornell Health is part of a larger health care team serving the medical needs of the Cornell University community. These positions work and maintain competencies in all laboratory sections including, but not limited to: Chemistry, Microbiology, Hematology, Immunology, and Phlebotomy. The Clinical Medical Technologist works independently to process lab specimens in support of patient care, uses computer programs for specimen accession, data entry, and information retrieval, and troubleshoots analyzer malfunctions as needed. Responsibilities include performing miscellaneous technical duties and general laboratory support functions as the need arises or is determined by the supervisor. These positions assume an ongoing lead role to an assigned section while maintaining operational competencies in all areas of the lab, providing back-up and participating in Saturday/Sunday rotations, and assuming supervisory responsibilities when working alone. The Clinical Medical Technologist will perform all duties with a constant sense of service to both internal customers (staff and colleagues of Cornell Health) and external customers (patients seeking health care), comply with all current NYS, CLIA, CDC, and all other regulations governing Ley Clinical Laboratory operations, and pursue continuing education in laboratory skills to maintain a current understanding of all areas of the laboratory.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in order to work effectively with patients, clinical staff, and technical staff in emergency and non-emergency situations.
Ability to maintain a positive, non-judgmental attitude, respect, patience, and absolute confidentiality.
Cornell Health, by organizational necessity, requires collaborative and attitudinal skills that foster enthusiasm, professional and personal growth, cooperation, mutually respectful communication, flexibility, initiative and adaptability.
Licensed by NYSED as a Clinical Medical Technologist:
Bachelor's degree or higher in clinical medical technology from a program registered by the department or determined by the department to be a substantial equivalent; or have received a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or the physical sciences or related field and an advanced certificate from an accredited clinical medical technology program or a program determined by the Department to be the substantial equivalent.
6 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working in a college health or adolescent setting, or with a diverse patient population.
Proficiency in language(s) in addition to English.
Please note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
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Medical Technologist II
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