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Lab Microbiology Scientist

University Hospital
Category | Allied Health Job Schedule | Full Time Job Shift | Day Shift Job ID | 00002427 Post Date | Jul. 10, 2024 Department | Microbiological Pathology

University Health is one of the largest employers in San Antonio, TX. We are a nationally recognized teaching hospital and consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research. 

At University Health, our mission is to improve the good health of the community through high quality compassionate patient care, innovation, education and discovery. We are currently looking for a Microbiology Scientist tojoin our team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with a reputation for exceptional service and patient care. 


Performs procedures for testing or analysis on specimens submitted to the laboratory.   Evaluates test results for accuracy and submits results for the purpose of aiding the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of patients.  Performs analyses that may involve a complex network of steps, variable fine-line discriminations of several parameters, correction of a variety of errors, and the operation and maintenance of complicated instruments.  Performs assigned duties rapidly and accurately.  Plans work activities and makes decisions connected with own work.  Recognizes unusual results and/or abnormalities and takes prompt and appropriate action to assure the accuracy and validity of test result.  Assumes accountability for the dissemination of patient information to ensure the confidentiality and privacy of patients.  Duties may also include performance of procedures associated with procurement of specimens from patients.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science


  • High school graduate or equivalent AND successfully completed military training of 50 or more weeks and served as a medical laboratory specialist.


Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) is required.


  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement 
  • Flexing Spending Accounts
  • Pet Insurance


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