Medical Lab Technician Microbiology

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
June 29, 2020
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Job Description
Job Title:
Medical Lab Technician Microbiology
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Major Duties

First Shift  - 40 hours

JOB SUMMARY:  Processes specimens for molecular or immunologic assays or culture.  Performs microbiology, immunology, and molecular infectious disease tests.  Performs tests and analyzes body fluids and tissue to provide high quality, comprehensive medical laboratory results in compliance with section policies and procedures.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Associate degree required.  Experience preferred.


REPORTS TO:  Section Manager or Assistant Section Manager


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:  MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification required.




Generic Job Description

1. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of patient laboratory test results.
2. Ensures quality of test results by following defined Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) procedures.
3. Ensures safety and compliance:
4. Maintains appropriate education to accomplish work objectives and maintain current certifications as applicable.
5. Ensures productive and efficient operations of the section and department.
6. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.

Ability to listen and communicate effectively
Technical ability and interest
Basic computer skills

Exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens or patients
Exposure to risk of blood borne/airborne diseases
Possible exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens
Moderate noise environment
Subject to injury from sharps
Subject to many interruptions and stressful situations
Must wear protective equipment (gloves, gowns/lab coats, eye protection, face protection)
Exposure to hazards for electrical/mechanical/power equipment
May require judgment/action which could result in death of patient
Occasionally subject to irregular hours
Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances

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35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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