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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/25/22

Applications Due12/16/22

Vacancy ID111178

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleMedical Laboratory Technician 1, Nathan Kline Research Institute, P22477

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $39002 to $47968 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rockland

Street Address Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg

StateNY

Zip Code10962

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunity
Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Medical Laboratory Technician 1 and be eligible for transfer.

OR

Provisional Opportunity
Candidates who meet the qualifications, either under category A or B, may be qualified for a provisional appointment.

A) Promotion
Candidates must be qualified employees of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive or non-competitive service as a Laboratory Worker, Senior Laboratory Worker, Laboratory Animal Caretaker, Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker, Laboratory Aide, Laboratory Caretaker, or Phlebotomist, and meet one of the following requirements:

Either 1. Associate degree as a medical laboratory technician.
Or 2. Completion of 45 semester credit hours of college coursework and a six-month medical laboratory technology training course.
Or 3. Associate degree in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences and six months of experience in medical laboratory work.
Or 4. Completion of 45 semester credit hours of college coursework including six credits in general chemistry, six credits in inorganic chemistry, 12 credits in biology, and three credits in mathematics and six months of experience in medical laboratory work.
Or 5. High school graduation or the equivalent and completion of a combination of education and experience in an acceptable laboratory. This combination may include completion of a vocational technical program and two years of medical laboratory experience; completion of a structured medical laboratory technology program and one year of experience; three years of experience; or completion of a military medical laboratory procedures course of 50 weeks' duration; and one year of experience.

OR

B)Open-Competitve
Candidates must meet one of the following open-competitive requirements listed below.

Either 1. Associate degree as a medical laboratory technician.
Or 2. Completion of 45 semester credit hours of college coursework and a six-month medical laboratory technology training course.
Or 3. Associate degree in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences and six months of experience in medical laboratory work.
Or 4. Completion of 45 semester credit hours of college coursework including six credits in general chemistry, six credits in inorganic chemistry, 12 credits in biology, and three credits in mathematics and six months of experience in medical laboratory work.
Or 5. High school graduation or the equivalent and completion of a combination of education and experience in an acceptable laboratory. This combination may include completion of a vocational technical program and two years of medical laboratory experience; completion of a structured medical laboratory technology program and one year of experience; three years of experience; or completion of a military medical laboratory procedures course of 50 weeks' duration; and one year of experience.

Depending on assignment, the selected candidate may be required to be:
Either 1. Certified or eligible for certification as a Clinical Laboratory Technician as defined in Title 8, Article 165 of the New York State Education Law and Section 52.38 and Subpart 79-15 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education;
Or 2. Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist as defined in Title 8, Article 165 of the New York State Education Law and Section 52.36 and Subpart 79-13 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Educations;
Or 3. Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Cytotechnologist as defined in Title 8, Article 165 of the New York State Education Law and Section 52.37 and Subpart 79-14 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Duties Description Under the direct supervision of a Medical Technologist, a Medical Laboratory Technician would perform a variety of routine non-technical laboratory tasks including the processing, packaging and preparation of specimens, assisting clients via telephone or email, computer data entry and record-keeping. Assistance in scheduled or unscheduled maintenance and cleaning of laboratory equipment and work areas are also required.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:

There are 2 positions available.

These positions are eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.

An Occasional Saturday commitment may be possible.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 845-398-5418

Email Address employment@nki.rfmh.org

Address

Street Nathan kline Psychiatric Institute

140 Old orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg

State NY

Zip Code 10962

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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