Job Listings

Medical Technologist

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req7807

Department: Campus Health and Wellness

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona, Campus Health Service's (CHS)'s Laboratory department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Medical Technologist. This position is responsible for performing serological, bacteriological, biochemical, hematological and microbiological laboratory examinations and tests for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.

The CHS was the first fully accredited college health service in the nation and in the Princeton Review, the CHS has been ranked in the top 4% for Best Health Services for the past five years. The CHS is committed to positioning itself as an exceptional student health center by fostering an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse backgrounds of our employees and the community we serve. It is a diverse organization of over 150 employees who are committed to improving the health and safety of college students. For more information on the CHS, please go to

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of
    determinations on different body fluids; confirms and verifies test
    results and reports findings to clinicians.
  • Plans, develops and
    formulates procedures for the laboratory tests.
  • Determines which products and
    techniques to use, ensuring they are the most modern and cost effective
  • Performs and reviews quality
    controls on testing and decides if results are within acceptable ranges;
    researches problems and corrects.
  • Inventories and requisitions
    laboratory supplies.
  • Provides technical support to
    other Medical Technologists and CHS clinicians
    through recommendations of appropriate therapy or diagnostic procedures.
  • Operates, calibrates and
    conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment.
  • Collects body fluids and
    materials such as urine, blood and throat cultures.
  • Advises CHS clinicians and other health care providers on proper method of collecting
  • Coordinates
    the activities of subordinates.
  • Additional
    duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good oral and written
    communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of advanced medical laboratory work.
  • Skill in prioritizing and coordinating section activities in relationship to departmental functions.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and office products.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Three years of experience as
    a Medical Technologist.
  • Certification/registration as
    a Medical Technologist.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with a student or college population.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Health Care and Wellness

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $23.07- $25.00; DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Clinical Services

Job Function

Health Care & Wellness

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Patricia R. Morales, PHR

Human Resources Manager

Campus Health Service

(520) 626-6903

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

This website is part of the HigherEdJobs network.