The Bureau of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control (BSTDC) has the mission of improving the sexual health of all New Yorkers. To achieve this, the Bureau provides direct clinical services to people seeking sexual health care, and services to sex partners; monitors disease trends; provides education and training to providers and community groups, conducts research and develop policies to improve sexual health and wellness. The BSTDC operates 8 STD clinics throughout New York City (NYC).
The Bureau of STD Control is seeking to hire a Laboratory Microbiologist Level II.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
• Assist the STD Director in the training of subordinates, new personnel and others as required, implement new procedures in a correct and timely fashion and participate in other functions consistent with the training of a Lab. microbiologist, I.
Obtain genital, blood and other specimens and performs lab tests as requested.
• Perform Quality Control testing and preventive maintenance, record results and documents untoward occurrences and corrective action taken.
• Prepare accession records, recording patients' lab reports, charts and other reports and record information required . by the program.
• Participate in quality assurance and proficiency testing and inspection programs implemented by the bureau or outside agencies.
• Maintain laboratory supplies and reagents.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) with a major in the biological, chemical, or physical sciences or medical technology, and one year of experience as a microbiologist performing at the technician or higher level in a clinical or environmental laboratory setting; or
2. An associate degree in medical technology, or sixty college credits from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) including six credits in mathematics and six credits in either chemistry or biology and three years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization plus any combination of college education and experience described in “1" or “2” above to make up the equivalent of five years of education and experience. One year of experience credit will be given for each 30 semester credits of college education which includes at least 3 credits in mathematics and at least 3 credits in either chemistry or biology. However, all candidates must have at least one year of acceptable experience as described in “1” above.
Applicant must possess or be eligible for a New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License; must maintain a New York State (NYS) Laboratory Technologist license for the duration of employment.
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID # 287948.
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