Job no: 502660 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 560115 - SHC - Laboratory Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Jun 8 2021
To perform a variety of diagnostic analyses and procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Also performs the duties to supervise, schedule, and coordinate employees in a diagnostic laboratory section; to monitor and maintain a quality control program ensuring accuracy of test results; to facilitate workload and paperwork flow, ensuring timely reporting of results; to oversee maintenance of all laboratory equipment; and to maintain inventory control within a specified budget assigned.
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1. Ability to work irregular hours including mornings, evenings, weekends, and University holidays. Hours will vary based upon the unique testing needs of the Mississippi State University Department of Athletics 2. Performs controls on instruments and kits in the lab when needed. 3. Calibrates lab equipment as needed. 4. Performs specimens as needed. 5. Responsible for all athletics COVID testing needs. 6. Receives all testing lists from Athletics. 7. Creates orders for testing and prepare swabs for each testing session. 8. Performs swabbing on-site in athletics facilities at scheduled times. 9. Packages results for the College of Veterinary Medicine Lab. 10. Reconciles all results against testing spreadsheets; send results to appropriate recipients. 11. Prompts notification of positive results to specified recipients. 12. Ability to move between various facilities to required testing needs. 13. Responsible for executing broad assignments and tasks with limited direction.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology from accredited institution. Registered as a Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists
1 year work experience
1. Education or experience beyond the minimum requirements with special consideration to candidates with experience in a medical environment. 2. Previous experience with patient appointment scheduling and appointment system management and/or medical records background.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge, skills, and abilities commensurate with minimum qualifications 2. Experience with computers. 3. Ability to communicate well with good interpersonal and telephone skills. 4. Customer service skills. 5. Ability to multi-task.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
* No unusual physical requirements. Requires limited lifting of files and records. Work may be performed inside and outside. * Frequent- External imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control. Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands. * Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically. * Involves irregular hours including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502660
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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