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Medical Technologist III

Job Description

TITLE: Medical Technologist III

JOB CODE: 1608



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To provide the technical and supervisory skills necessary to ensure the prompt completion of all the medical laboratory tests and procedures. Responsible for establishing and maintaining the quality of analytical data generated in the laboratory for use in diagnosis and treatment of patients.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides technical expertise in coordinating activities to ensure completion of all medical laboratory test and procedures. Supervises and trains assigned staff. Prioritizes, assigns and reviews subordinates work and resolves complex problems. Establishes and maintains quality control of data generated. Evaluates and implements various diagnostic test procedures. Initiates purchase orders for all laboratory supplies and reagents. Assumes responsibility for quality control maintenance of equipment and cleanliness of laboratory. Updates and initiates new laboratory procedures as need arises and tests become available. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimum supervision from the Chief of Staff of the Student Health Center. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision of Medical Technologist II and Laboratory Assistants. Coordinates laboratory staff work schedules to assure coverage including weekends.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in biology or chemistry or graduation from an approved school of medical technology and M.T. (ASCP) certification.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three years of experience as a medical technologist. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work with standard clinical laboratory equipment. Extreme accuracy in all phases of work performed. Usual clinical laboratory conditions. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.