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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Job Description

Posting Number


Internal Recruitment


Working Title

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Anticipated Hiring Range

Commensurate with experience

Work Schedule

40 hours a week to be determined for M-F and every other Saturday 9am-12pm (dependent on workload, average 2-3 hours). Available for holiday hours and occasional callback weekend hours.

Job Location

Raleigh, N.C.


192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital

About the Department

The NC State Veterinary Hospital (VH), established in 1983, is one of the highest rated veterinary academic medical centers in the country, serving communities throughout North Carolina as well as many other states. The hospital staffs over twenty clinicalservices with board-certified specialists that are nationally and even internationally renowned, ensuring the VH is on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine.

Patients benefit from the combined expertise of multiple specialists utilizing a team approach to patient health care. Each year, nearly 25,000 patients are treated in the VH. The VH provides compassionate care, state of the art specialty health care, and expert clinical instruction for 4th year veterinary students from College of Veterinary Medicine, and ongoing investigation of innovative techniques and procedures to further advance the field of veterinary medicine.

Essential Job Duties

Primary duties of the Medical Laboratory Technologists include, but are not limited to
the following:
  • Processing clinical samples; specifically plating, reading and interpreting microbiology cultures with focus on bacteriology, mycology and parasitology.
  • Implementation of equipment to support processing clinical microbiology samples.
  • Performing QC testing on equipment and maintain records for the laboratory.
  • Preparing for safety inspections and waste removal.
  • Assessing and maintaining inventory for the lab.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, or a Biological Science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Some positions may require compliance with current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Must communicate effectively with all lab personnel, work effectively and efficiently with others but also take the initiative to work independently and in a timely fashion.
  • Working experience plating, reading and interpreting microbiology cultures with focus on bacteriology, mycology and parasitology.
  • Experience with equipment including AST/MIC, MALDI-TOF MS and PCR-related equipment.
  • Ability to maintain data and samples produced from clinical cases.
  • Ability to assist in preparation of bacteriological SOPs, perform QC and maintenance on equipment, maintain controls and prepare lab for inspections, manage consumables and communicate requests for ordering with lab supervisor, remove lab waste.
  • Effective at time-management to accommodate for scheduled diagnostic testing and yet also flexible to adjust to unscheduled diagnostic testing.
  • Ability to learn and use LIS required for electronic documentation of lab testing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with laboratory testing and analysis.
  • Experience with the oversight of a medical/veterinary laboratory setting.
  • Experience with testing in microbiology and/or molecular biology.
  • Capable of functioning as a clinical laboratory technician, understanding laboratory equipment and processes.
  • Competent in establishing SOPs compliant with both State and Federal regulatory agencies.
  • Collegial and committed to growth in the laboratory, and laboratory personnel.
  • ASCP certification

Required License or Certification


Valid NC Driver's License required


Commercial Driver's License Required?


Job Open Date


Earliest Close Date---- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.)


Notice to Applicants

Please note that the work history on your resume must also be included in your application.

Special Instructions

In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three or more professional references.

Position Number


Position Type


Position Classification Band Title

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Position Classification Band Level


Position Classification Salary Range

$37,634 - $80,487

Salary Grade Equivalency


Alternate Option

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events

Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Time Limited Position


Time-Limited Appointment Length (if applicable)


Department Id

192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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