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NC Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services

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Medical Laboratory Technician

NC Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on January 22, 2019

Medical Laboratory Technician

Salary Range: $31,200.00 - $48,058.00  Annually 

Location: Wake County

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2000 employees.

Duties involve processing samples received for bacteriology testing, performing parasitology examinations by various test procedures, computer entry of bacteriology laboratory test results, restocking laboratory supplies and performing quality control activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
General knowledge of the variety of laboratory procedures.
Ability to use laboratory equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to make accurate observations and written reports of findings.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

PREFERENCES:
Recent clinical laboratory experience to include microbiology. ASCP certification highly desirable. Experience in the identification of parasites is highly desirable.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Associate's degree in medical technology from an appropriately accredited institution or completion of a certified laboratory assistant course in medical technology or a comparable course from an accredited institution; or High school or General Educational Development diploma and two years of medical laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information
Any employment offer may be less than the maximum of the range due to salary equity with similarly situated employees or the selected candidate's related education and experience.

Please follow instructions to apply on-line. It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and experience. Text or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214.