Microbiology Technician

Richmond, VA

Top Client in need of Microbiology Technician

Job Summary and Qualifications

You Will:

  • Perform specimen processing, microbiology, serology and infectious disease testing independently to include moderate and high complexity testing under the direction of a laboratory supervisor, manager or director.
  • Assure that specimen processing and testing performed are performed in a timely manner and are compliant with department policies and procedures, and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Perform and practice preventive maintenance on equipment per department schedule.
  • Apply concepts of laboratory medicine and utilizes independent judgement and problem solving skills to ensure the accuracy of test results and proper equipment performance.
  • Understand laboratory quality control and quality assurance management in accordance with accreditation and regulatory requirements.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to quality control and quality assurance for laboratory testing and equipment performance
  • Act as a resource to peers and customers. Models teamwork.
  • Assist in the orientation, training, and competency documentation of department personnel as requested.

You Should Have:

  • Associate’s Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry preferred
  • National Certification as a Microbiology Technologist required
  • State license where required (CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, NV, NY, ND, RI, WV)
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of microbiology, serology and infectious disease processes with correlation of disease states and results.
  • General knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
  • General knowledge of laboratory billing guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Effective team work
  • Effective and proactive problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work


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