Medical Technologist 1 - Grade 14

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 12 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Medical Technologist 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Medical Technologist 1 14 $52,198 $66,634
Medical Technologist 2 18 $65,001 $82,656
Supvg Medical Technologist 23 $84,156 $106,454

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Medical Technologist 1, you would:

Perform specialized chemical, physical, and microscopic clinical laboratory procedures and tests on human tissue specimens and body fluids in accordance with approved standards and operating procedures.

Prepare specimens and samples for testing; and operate, adjust, monitor, and maintain clinical laboratory instruments and equipment.

Analyze, interpret, and discuss test results and findings with higher-level clinical laboratory staff, healthcare professionals, and/or scientists.  

Document clinical laboratory activities, maintains required records, and prepares statistical reports.  

Implement new or modified clinical laboratory procedures and techniques as directed.  

Perform administrative functions as necessary, such as managing equipment and supply inventories and assisting in the preparation of budget and purchase requests to ensure the proper function of the laboratory.  

May participate in quality assurance activities; assist in the research and development of new clinical laboratory techniques, procedures, and methodologies; prepare and analyze specimens and samples for use in clinical laboratory proficiency testing; and supervise and/or train other clinical laboratory staff in technical procedures.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

20-195 20-195

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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