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Lead Technologist / Clinical Laboratory Technologist 2

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Local Title: Lead Technologist / Clinical Laboratory Technologist 2
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Clinical Laboratory Technologist II
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Clinical Laboratories, Surgical Pathology & Autopsy at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Lead Technologist/TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist 2. The successful candidate will:

  • Perform LM, IF, special staining, and routine histology procedures.
  • Perform all procedures of renal, skin, liver biopsies for IF, LM procedures.
  • Perform all IHC procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor, report and maintain equipment performance and supply usage.
  • Ensure lab, logs, records, files, and charts are maintained on a daily basis.
  • Implementation of new equipment, procedures and techniques.
  • Prepare the histology lab for ongoing surveys for compliance.
  • Assist in the daily operations of anatomic pathology, to ensure high quality of work and compliance with quality assurance/quality control procedures, and personnel staff documentation.
  • Maintain compliance with institutional and departmental polices.
  • Demonstrate flexibility as the duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above description.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Biological Services or equivalent. 
  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Histological Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technician Licensure. 
  • Extensive prior work experience in immunohistochemistry laboratory (IHC). 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASCP certification or equivalent preferred. 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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