Microbiology Technologist

Microbiology Technologist

CRL - TriStar Division | Brentwood, TN, 37027, US
Salary Range:$25,000 – $35,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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$7,500 Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available! 

NEW Tristar Central Laboratory

1 Dell Parkway, Building A Level 03, Nashville, TN 37217

Full-Time Nights with rotating weekends

HCA Healthcare Laboratory Services is opening a brand new state-of-the-art Central Laboratory to support Histology and Microbiology specialized testing for our HCA Healthcare hospitals in the Tristar Division. Our new laboratory is projected to open Spring 2023 and we are hiring now! Don't miss your chance to join a brand new central laboratory with the leaders in healthcare. Take that next step in your career and apply today to talk to a recruiter to learn more about our opportunities!

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Microbiology Technologist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We offer a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Microbiology Technologist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

You Will:

  • Perform specimen processing, microbiology, serology and infectious disease testing independently to include moderate and high complexity testing under the direction of a laboratory supervisor, manager or director.
  • Assure that specimen processing and testing performed are performed in a timely manner and are compliant with department policies and procedures, and accrediting agency requirements.
  • Perform and practice preventive maintenance on equipment per department schedule.
  • Apply concepts of laboratory medicine and utilizes independent judgement and problem solving skills to ensure the accuracy of test results and proper equipment performance.
  • Understand laboratory quality control and quality assurance management in accordance with accreditation and regulatory requirements.
  • Adhere to department policy with regards to quality control and quality assurance for laboratory testing and equipment performance
  • Act as a resource to peers and customers. Models teamwork.
  • Assist in the orientation, training, and competency documentation of department personnel as requested.

You Should Have:

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Biomedical Science, Biology or Chemistry preferred
  • National Certification as a Medical Technologist required
  • State license where required (CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, NV, NY, ND, RI, WV)
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of microbiology, serology and infectious disease processes with correlation of disease states and results.
  • General knowledge of laboratory accreditation and regulatory compliance requirements
  • General knowledge of laboratory billing guidelines
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Effective team work
  • Effective and proactive problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Tristar Division Central Laboratory, a new stand-alone laboratory in Nashville, supports HCA Tennessee facilities to provide timely diagnostic information for patient care. This beautiful state of the art laboratory handles specialized clinical microbiology and Histology testing with new testing equipment and technology in a fast paced environment.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Microbiology Technologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.