Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Technologist - Correctional Facility

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
301101 - Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Position Description
This position is responsible for performing chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematologic, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Persons in this position provide support to clinical laboratories. Work is performed under general supervision, within established methods and procedures. Work is performed under general supervision. Much of the work is standardized, although the work is governed generally by broad instructions or objectives. Employees in this class generally have no delegated supervisory responsibilities; may instruct or train other personnel in specific techniques, etc. Employees in this class may be exposed to infectious materials (feces, body fluid, etc.); must work with automated machinery and/or equipment which require caution for safety.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Medical Technologist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist:

Performs laboratory tests that help in the diagnosis, detection and treatment of diseases.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform a successful venipuncture.

  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of blood and urine using standard procedures.

  • Perform routine hematological examinations such as complete blood count, peripheral smear, coagulation studies, sedimentation rate, etc.

  • Perform serological examinations using a variety of techniques on various clinical specimens.

  • Prepare culture media, stains, reagents and stock solutions.

  • Operate and care for laboratory equipment and assumes responsibility for preventive maintenance.

  • Perform all quality control tests required by procedures and prepare quality control reports.

  • Maintain records of laboratory results, quality control data, and laboratory procedures.

  • Assist in laboratory quality assurance procedures, data gathering and problem-solving.

  • Compile and prepare periodic reports.

  • Assist in training and guiding laboratory assistants and paraprofessional employees, as well as teaching other technologists new procedures.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

    • Makes use of the laboratory computer systems to place testing data, generate reports of testing results and search for test results for physicians.

Knowledge of:

  • Current technology, principles and application of medical examinations such as those commonly used in biochemistry, microbiology, immunohematology, urinalysis, hematology and or serology.

  • Operation and care of laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

Skill/Ability to:

  • Make independent judgments in evaluating the validity of completed laboratory tests.

  • Maintain and analyze quality control programs.

  • Follow written and oral directions, procedures or instructions.  

  • ASCP Certification required

  • One year of Medical Technologist experience required

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
One (1) year of Medical Technologist experience.

HSC - Lubbock

Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Education: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the biological, natural or physical sciences. License/Certification: Registered as a Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP. Experience: No previous work experience.

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