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Classification

ED40 - Laboratory Technologist II

Band 5
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$31,182$44,438$57,695

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs medical tests, examinations or laboratory analytical procedures; or designs, fabricates, operates, maintains, calibrates, modifies and repairs complex laboratory equipment; may supervise the activities of subordinates.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This class includes entry- and journey-level positions in medical or medical equipment technology. Some positions in this class involve lead worker or supervisory responsibilities.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Performs complex medical evaluations, tests, examinations or analytical procedures in an assigned specialty area.
Operates, maintains, calibrates, modifies and repairs complex laboratory equipment.
Designs and fabricates complex laboratory instruments.
Develops, evaluates and implements new or modified laboratory procedures.
Prepares and maintains laboratory or patient records.
Instructs medical professionals, paraprofessionals and students in procedures related to an assigned specialty area.
Leads or supervises the activities of other professional and paraprofessional employees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles, information sources and laboratory applications of the assigned specialty area.
Knowledge of current laboratory facilities, methods, equipment and materials.
Knowledge of human anatomy.
Knowledge of mechanical, electromechanical and electronic theory.
Skill in the use of precision tools and complex laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
Ability to perform basic or complex mathematical calculations.
Ability to follow complex instructions.
Ability to gain the confidence and cooperation of patients and health care officials.
Ability to prepare, maintain and present laboratory records.
Ability to prepare and present technical training.
Ability to supervise the activities of other professional and paraprofessional personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to perceive colors normally and make olfactory distinctions.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree in a related medical or scientific discipline; or an associate degree or equivalent training in a related medical, scientific or technical discipline and journey-level work experience in a related field.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in a related medical or scientific discipline; or an associate degree or equivalent technical training in a related medical, scientific or technical discipline and two years journey-level work experience in a related field.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 30 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 30 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 30 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Must be ambidextrous.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually.
Ability to work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work rotating shifts as required.
Ability to work overtime as required.
Ability to learn and use new processes, tools and equipment as required.

 

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