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Medical Technologist I / Medical Lab Technician

UNC Health Care
Chapel Hill
24.13 - 30.17 USD Hourly
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Biomedical Science
Contract Type

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Both Medical Technologists and Medical Lab Technicians may apply to this job posting

This position is eligible for our Clinical Laboratory Incentive Program. To learn more on the incentive program guidelines and eligible positions, visit

Performs a variety of patient testing in multiple laboratory disciplines and in specialty laboratories, in support of clinical activities in the UNCHCS.

The Core Laboratory is currently recruiting a Senior Tech for the evening shift. This position performs a variety of patient testing and administrative tasks in support of the clinical activities in the UNCHCS. The Core Laboratory is comprised of multiple testing areas– Chemistry, Toxicology, Blood Gas Analysis, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Automated Hematology and Manual Hematology, including Smear Review and Body Fluid Analysis, and Specimen Processing.

Hours: Monday–Friday 3:30pm – 12:00am with 1 in 4 weekends and rotating holidays

1. Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
2. May serve as a Lead Technologist or Program Manager in areas such as quality control, education, competency, equipment, safety, etc.
3. Monitors daily operation of laboratory section or work area.
4. Participates on teams or performs special projects/assignments
5. Performs non–routine, more complex test procedures including special chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Observes tests and reactions and provides data.
6. Performs quality control and equipment maintenance in the appropriate laboratories.
7. Reports results to healthcare providers. Consults/confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.
8. Reviews test results to ensure accuracy of report and timely correction of errors.
9. Trains new employees. Teaches Clinical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents. Serves as a technical resource.

Other Information Other information:
Education Requirements:
Requires Bachelor's of Science degree.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Requires MLS/MT (ASCP), MT (NCA), or MT (AMT) certification.
Professional Experience Requirements:
Requires two years of experience at the medical laboratory technologist, medical laboratory technician, cytotechnologist, or histotechnologist level.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Core Laboratory

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

MT Salary Range: $24.13 – $30.17 (Hiring Range)

MLT Salary Range: $20.88– $30.02 (Hiring Range)

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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