Acute Lab Tech Lead - Microbiology

Albany, NY

$74,450 - $129,100 a year

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Type: Full Time

Lead Clinical Lab Tech - Microbiology
Day Shift, Full Time
Competitive Salary/ Comprehensive Benefits
*Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus Available*

MLee Healthcare has been engaged by a leading healthcare system in New York that is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Microbiology Lab Team Leader to join their dynamic Laboratory team.

Qualifications for Lead Clinical Lab Tech - Microbiology:

  • Must be qualified as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in accordance with New York State Department.
  • NYS SED Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Must have either of the following:
    • Six (6) years of varied Lab experience following completion of a Bachelor's degree.
    • Four (4) years of experience following completing of a Master's degree.
  • EPIC experience is preferred.
Required Skills for Lead Clinical Lab Tech - Microbiology:
  • Reading and setting up plates.
  • Familiarity with VITEK, PANTHER, and BIOFIRE.
Responsibilities for Lead Clinical Lab Tech - Microbiology:
  • Lead and manage a team of microbiologists, providing guidance and support for the efficient operation of the microbiology laboratory.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the microbiology laboratory, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and hospital policies.
  • Perform and supervise complex microbiological analyses, including bacterial cultures, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and molecular diagnostics.
  • Implement and maintain quality assurance programs to ensure accurate and reliable test results.
  • Participate in the development and review of standard operating procedures (SOPs) to meet accreditation and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with other laboratory departments and healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive diagnostic services.
  • Act as a liaison between the microbiology team and other departments within the hospital.
  • Provide training to laboratory staff on new technologies, methodologies, and best practices in microbiology.
  • Perform similar or related duties within their scope of practice as assigned.

For immediate and confidential consideration, email your resume to:
Carson Pepe / Healthcare Recruiter
carson @