Medical Technologist
Indiana University

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Job Summary

The primary role of this position is to record, test and result data on research samples from subjects for multiple clinical studies that the research group are involved with. This position is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual who is looking to interact with co-workers on multiple research projects in a fast paced environment. This role might be right for you if have experience doing Clinical Lab testing on multiple platforms in Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology or Molecular and are eager to expand your knowledge of research, and have impeccable interpersonal and organizational skills.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Clinical Operations Manager and assists in carrying out multiple clinical studies concurrently as well as laboratory testing on multiple platforms.
  • Assists the Clinical Research group to initiate, conduct, complete, and record clinical studies/trails.
  • Participates in the initiation; sample collection and data collection, shipment preparation, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex clinical studies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • Identifies, collects, and de-identifies, enrolls, aliquot and process samples for clinical research studies. Samples may include blood, sputum, stool, urine, throat swabs, wound swabs, urogential and body fluids.
  • Completes informed consent of patients.
  • Inputs study specific data entry in to industry Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems.
  • Documents and accounts for all incoming samples and materials.
  • Transports materials and samples to and from both IU Research sites as well as collection sites.
  • Ensures proper communication and compliance with internal and external parties.
General Responsibilities
  • Provides training and guidance to technicians.
  • Performs exams using proper equipment as ordered by providers.
  • Checks to be sure all reports are filed promptly and sent to ordering providers for review.
  • Makes sure charges are entered correctly by checking order list or by entering data into EMR for outside providers, so patients will be billed properly.
  • Sends test results to qualified provider for analysis.
  • Monitors equipment and performs regular maintenance and inspections as needed.
  • Ensures equipment is repaired and is in good working order.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school associated with technician specialty

  • 2 years of experience in technician specialty
  • 2 years of experience working in a Clinical Laboratory as a bench technologist
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered


  • Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist (ASCP) Certification

  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Experience with lab testing in Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology or Molecular, specifically a firm background in Microbiology
  • Knowledge of susceptibility testing, gram staining, agar plate reading, MALDI ID, serial dilutions and contriving of blood samples
  • Demonstrates a willingness to be versatile within the position

Working Conditions / Demands

The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

IUH Pathology Laboratory or

University Hospital

Work Hours

This position is Monday through Friday with no weekend requirements.

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Health Services

Job Family: Clinical Services

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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