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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lab Tech Specialist II Microbiology in Atlanta, Georgia


Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to TRANSFORM HEALTH AND HEALING by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. Emory Medical Laboratory supports the EMORY HEALTHCARE missions of clinical care, education, and research by demonstrating the core values of:

  • EXCELLENCE : in technology and consultative services,

  • CARING : by staff and faculty for those we serve, and

  • INTEGRITY : in our interactions with customers, colleagues, and ourselves.


If you are an experienced Medical Technologist with a background in MICROBIOLOGY , we are looking for you!

Shift: 8AM - 4:30PM (Rotating weekends & Holidays)

  • Develops, tests, and establishes new laboratory procedures. Coordinates their implementation and evaluation.

  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and solves complex problems.

  • Makes internal and external presentations regarding advanced laboratory topics.

  • Field tests and evaluates reagents and equipment for use in the laboratory; recommends the purchase of new equipment or supplies.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

  • Assists other laboratory supervisory personnel in developing and monitoring the quality of laboratory procedures to ensure results remain within established control levels.

  • Develops and conducts in-service training and continuing education programs for technologists.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical lab science or a chemical, physical or biological science.

  • Other bachelor's degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school of medical technology or if science and math coursework meet requirement of certifying agency.

  • Education Exception: Bachelor's degree may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor's degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services.

  • Bachelors degree may be waived for histotechnologists with HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP).

  • Two years required with five years of related laboratory experience preferred.

  • Positions in this classification may require certification in a particular laboratory specialty.

Lab Tech Specialist I-II, Salary: $28.54-$54.49/hour

  • The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity.

  • This position is eligible for shift differentials.

Additional Details

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Lab Microbiology

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 124311

Job Category Laboratory

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.