Technical Specialist, Microbiology Lab

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Job ID: 55919
Area of Interest: Allied Health
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: TBD
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

The University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking a Technical Specialist in the Microbiology Lab with a desire to join our world-class team.  We value the contributions of our employees, along with their ideas and opinions.  Located at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards; you won't find a more vibrant place to work!

The successful candidate serves as a technical resource for the department, develop testing for use within the lab by performing verification and validation testing, assuring an efficient, effective and high quality work process, training/teaching staff and writing documentation required (procedures, IQCP) to maintain accreditation.  In addition, knowing how to perform statistical analysis and have a QA-based focus is desirable.

UMMC Offers to Employees: 

  • Compensation packages evaluated competitively to the national market;
  • Vacation, sick time, and personal holiday package;
  • Full benefit packages available, including: a three tiered health, vision & dental package, life insurance, and other programs;
  • Employer paid matching retirement contributions;
  • Tuition reimbursement for your continued education;
  • Certification and continuing education reimbursement;


What You Need to Be Successful:

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Basic Sciences or other related field or equivalent is required in addition to at least five years of relevant experience. Masters Degree and Specialty certification in Microbiology is preferred. A combination of post-graduate education and fewer than the required years of experience may be considered.

Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to work with medical staff, senior management staff, peers within the laboratory and outside of the department. Proficient organizational and problem solving skills are necessary to develop and implement efficient work processes. Must be able to develop project timelines and associated milestones, and perform mathematical and statistical operations for evaluating test results. Attention to detail and the ability to follow detailed written or verbal instructions accurately is essential.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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