Certified Medical Technologist III, Core Lab, First Shift

Job Description

Certified Medical Technologist III, First Shift, Core Lab Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time Certified Medical Technologist III for the core lab department for first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Certified Medical Technologist III performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies, and corrects problems developing alternatives, when necessary, stays current in laboratory theory and technique, and assumes responsibility for problem solving. Requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


Job Responsibilities
  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks. Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient. Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary. Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems. Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication, or operates equipment safely. Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Performs duties required of a Medical Technologist II - Acts as the on-site technical resource to all laboratory associates for specimen management, patient testing, quality control and instrument performance to facilitate the smooth operation of all day-to-day activities.
  • Collaborates with technical groups to Implement new instruments, tests, or technical procedures and assist with training.
  • Serves as a communication link between the technical specialists and the department associates.
  • Provides communication to and from their work group with the manager and other lead techs. Provides on-site technical management of areas such as: quality control data review, competency assessment, proficiency testing, preventive maintenance, abnormal patient results review, and regulatory compliance documentation/ reports.
  • Provides operational management of areas such as: work schedules, training for associates and students, supply inventory and purchasing, safety, performance improvement.
  • Assists the manager in activities such as: communicating work area activities, issues, and problems; giving input to the manager for associate performance reviews; giving input to the manager in the selection of new hires; completing special projects/tasks; provides departmental support in absence of the manager.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with at least one year with high complexity testing, or, Associate degree in a clinical laboratory science or medical laboratory technology program with at least three years with high complexity testing.
  • Required: MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent.
  • Must be able to professionally interact with patients, visitors, physicians and staff.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills including superior communication skills (verbal, written, and listening).
  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to multi-task effectively in a stressful environment.

Join our team as a Certified Medical Technologist III in our core lab department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.