Medical Laboratory Technologist 1
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service 75 reviews - Shreveport, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Either of the following will qualify:
A baccalaureate degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science.


A baccalaureate degree with sixteen semester hours in the biological sciences which includes three semester hours in microbiology; sixteen semester hours in chemistry which includes three semester hours in organic or biochemistry; three semester hours in mathematics, and one year of clinical training in a clinical laboratory.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Possession of a current Clinical Laboratory Scientist--Generalist or Specialist license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as required by law based upon the duties of the position.

Department: HP Clinical Lab / Hematology 13-01-3658, 31033

Shift: Will work primarily 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and other hours as scheduled. WIll rotate coverage for weekends and holidays.

This vacancy is open to permanent classified employees of LSUHSC-S, permanent classified state employees and external applicants. There is no test score required for this vacancy. Internal applicants must have served six months in their present department and classification. Applicants who meet minimum qualifications/substitutions of this vacancy must apply during the announcement period. Before you submit your electronic application please be sure the application clearly shows the posted minimum requirements (or substitution if applicable.

This position is part of a Career Progression Group and may be filled as a Medical Laboratory Technologist 1 or Medical Laboratory Technologist 2 or Medical Laboratory Technologist 3 level depending on your level of experience. The maximum salary for a Medical Laboratory Technologist 3 is $5,876/mo. There is one vacancy. Please submit one application. Refer to the Job Information and Test Finder application on the Civil Service Web site for pay range and qualification and testing requirements at the Medical Laboratory Technologist 2 or Medical Laboratory Technologist 3 levels.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and create an electronic application to be used for this vacancy as well as future vacancies that you meet minimum / flexible qualifications. The preferred application method is electronically. If you need assistance applying electronically, please telephone Cenerica Smith at 318.675.5606.

LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Department of Human Resource Management
1501 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Administration Building - Room 106A

Office hours are 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.
Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been received by Human Resources. Under review The application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure minimum qualifications are listed in the application. Eligible for consideration If your application is selected to receive an interview, the hiring department will contact you to schedule the interview. Selection made The vacancy is filled and the selected applicant has been notified. Cancelled The vacancy will not be filled at this time. The hiring department has up to 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a selection. It is recommended that you review the job description prior to your interview in the Classification and Pay office. To review the job description in person, please provide Classification and Pay with the position number listed in the vacancy announcement, ex: 11-00-0000, 00000

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To perform a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests with emphasis on recognizing and resolving problems and requiring the application of interpretive judgment.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
Close from laboratory personnel of a higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

Location of Work:
This job is restricted to laboratories which are licensed, regulated and inspected for compliance with various federal and state rules and regulations and which fall under the jurisdiction of state licensure, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Medical Laboratory Technologist 2 by the presence of close supervision.

Examples of Work:
Performs tests in the field of bacteriology which involve isolating, identifying, typing, and grouping bacteria and fungi present in body fluids, exudate, transudate, skin scrapings, autopsy, and surgical specimens.

Performs chemical tests and analyses of body fluids and other materials related to clinical medicine or research in the medical sciences, such as; chemical analyses of blood, urine, and spinal fluid.

Performs various hematological tests and examinations such as red blood cell counts, white blood cell counts, sickle cell tests, studies of red blood cell morphology, hemoglobin estimations, fragility tests, sedimentation rate, coagulation time, bleeding time, clot retraction time, and indices.

Prepares and examines feces and other materials for the identification of parasites and ova.

Performs agglutination, flocculation, complement fixation, fluorescent antibody, and other serological tests for the detection of disease status.

Assists in the teaching of laboratory technology students.

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