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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut TH Instructional Support Assistant - Molecular Genetics - Day Shift in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

TH Instructional Support Assistant - Molecular Genetics - Day Shift - 2002120 Position Summary At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Instructional Support Assistant (Clinical Laboratory Technologist (CLT) eligible according to NYSED) is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Incumbent must be thoroughly familiar with, understand and be able to follow all prescribed policies, protocols, procedures and methodologies as utilized in the section to which he/she is assigned. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Please be advised this is a temporary position for 6 months to 1 year . The work schedule is a full time shift, with weekends and holiday rotation. Duties of a Temporary TH Instructional Support Assistant - CLT Eligible may include the following but are not limited to: Perform SARS-CoVID-19 testing using both manual and automated methods. Perform high complexity Molecular Diagnostic testing using both manual and automated methods. (COVID-19 testing only) Perform assays consisting of multiple dilutions requiring impeccable technique. (COVID-19 testing only) Line responsibility for the performance of clinical analysis in the Department of Laboratories. (COVID-19 testing only) Perform routine instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as assigned according to established protocols to ensure proper instrument performance. (COVID-19 testing only) Preanalytical duties Organize specimens for testing and storage after the test is completed. General lab maintenance (i.e. inventory, stocking shelves, recording temperatures). Transporting specimens and assembling kits. Adhere to all quality control policies and procedures. Proficient in computer protocols as assigned. Adhere to all SBUH and departmental policies and protocols. Interact professionally with nursing staff, physicians, support staff, peers, patients, and other members of the hospital community. Will maintain safe laboratory practices under the direction of Associate Technical Director of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory and the Laboratory Director. Answer phone, assist as needed. Perform other clerical duties as assigned. Required : Individual to meet federal requirements to perform high complexity testing (COVID-19 testing only). Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or Biological Science or Life Science. Eligibility for NYS License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist. Preferred : ASCP or Molecular certification. Molecular Biology experience, electrophoresis, PCR, real-time PCR, sequencing. Microbiology experience. The candidate is expected to apply for and obtain NYSED Clinical Laboratory Technologist License. Once licensed, the temporary TH Instructional Support Assistant incumbent will be eligible to be promoted to a temporary TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist IV position. Once Executive Order on COVID-19 testing expires, appointee will perform non-testing duties in job description during appointment. Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services* Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references. Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen* Successfully complete a Background Check investigation. Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. * The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed here . Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant Job Field: Laboratory Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook Department/Hiring Area: Molecular Genetics-Stony Brook University Hospital Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 6:00am-2:30pm Pass Days: Variable Posting Start Date: Sep 13, 2021 Posting End Date: Dec 13, 2021, 4:59:00 AM Salary: Commensurate with experience Salary Grade: SL1