Medical Lab Technician


  • Salary Range: $23-24 per hour
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Department: NUNM Health Centers
  • Closing Date: Open till filled


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Conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests of human specimens, performs associated clerical duties, and assists with educating medical students in laboratory procedures.



  • Collect, process, and test patient specimens in a safe and accurate manner according to accepted guidelines, including federal and state regulations, OSHA guidelines, laboratory policies and supervisor’s instructions.
  • Follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Follow the laboratory’s established action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
  • Manage patient results in all relevant systems, including Epic and Log Book, and assure providers receive results in a timely manner.
  • Report all panic values to ordering physician and/or clinical representative (such as NHC CMO, NHC Lab Director or Community Clinic Coordinator).
  • Answer phone inquiries from doctors, patients and potential patients regarding laboratory services, test availability, specimen requirements and price.
  • Respond to all customer service situations with a positive, friendly, professional demeanor. Work creatively to solve problems, prioritize duties, and maintain a healthy working atmosphere so that productivity and positive employee relations are maximized.
  • Assist with monitoring and stocking laboratory supplies including test kits for reference labs.
  • Coordinate and work with other laboratory staff, clinic and college staff and administration to improve the services of the laboratory and further the mission and goals of the College.
  • Perform associated clerical and administrative duties according to policies and procedures and accepted local, state and federal guidelines.
  • Refer customer complaints/problems to the laboratory designee in a timely fashion.
  • Uphold appropriate professional behavior at all times including reporting to work as scheduled and on time and following the required dress code.
  • Ensure the work area is kept clean, safe and orderly; adhere to established policies and procedures pertaining to safety and accident prevention; comply with all OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality and comply with all HIPAA guidelines.
  • Attend laboratory staff meetings and/or training as required.
  • Work Saturdays and evenings as needed.



Associates degree and minimally 2 year of experience in the laboratory field required.  Phlebotomy experience required

Word, Excel, and database skills required.  Experience with EMR and LIS strongly preferred.

Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) from an accredited program strongly preferred.



  • $23-$24/hr Base Salary
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition assistance