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Iowa State University Medical Lab Technician - Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Medical Lab Technician - Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:Associate’s degree in Medical Lab Technology or equivalent. Certified as a medical lab technician or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in a lab or hospital as an MLT

Job Description:

The primary duty of the Medical LabTechnician is to perform diagnostic laboratory tests on blood and other body fluids. Data generated from these tests will aid clinic veterinarians and students in diagnosis and monitoring of their patients, which have been brought to the Veterinary College for treatment.

Other clients include graduate students, researchers and veterinarians throughout the United States who have contracted our services. Initial setup of new instrumentation and training of the other staff members is the responsibility of the primary technologist assigned to each area of the laboratory.

Maintenance, quality control and troubleshooting of instrumentation are also the duties of this technologist. Veterinary students are taught clinical laboratory techniques and procedures by the technologist. Instruction may also be given to graduate students, veterinary residents and technicians.

The technologist assists in training student employees and supervises their daily duties. The technologist consults with veterinarians throughout the state concerning proper sampling and shipping techniques for samples sent to our laboratory

SummaryPerforms clinical laboratory tests that provide information to physicians for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of diseases in patients. Performs specialized testing within an assigned area.Example of Duties• Performs a variety of tests and confirms test results.• Reports findings to physicians.• Plans, develops, and formulates procedures for lab tests.• Inventories supplies.• Collects samples of body fluids for testing.• Prepares specimens.• Operates and calibrates clinical laboratory equipment.• Advises clinicians and other health care providers on methods of collecting specimens.Level Guidelines• Individual contributor position with developing professional and/or technical skills working under immediate to general supervision• Grasps professional-level knowledge and concepts of field while working in a progressive learning mode• Works on problems and issues of somewhat limited scope• Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data for which answers are available or can be obtained• Responds to inquiries and issues, escalating to manager or higher level workers as appropriate• May lead projects of limited scope and complexity• May provide guidance to students

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:PS806

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: January 24, 2022

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R7391

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