Ancillary Health Care Technologist

Summary

Job Category:
Health Care
Job Title:
Ancillary Health Care Technologist
Job Category Definition:
This specialty includes the delivery of health care treatment and the development and management of health care-related programs. Functions include performing a variety of complex procedures, assessments, specialized exams, and client education; developing and managing programs in the health care or clinical research setting; and providing patient or research subject care and support in departmental activities and operations.
Job Title Definition:
The Ancillary Health care Technologist conducts examinations, tests and analysis related to health care and/or clinical research; includes precise measurement and accurate reporting of results of a variety of standardized tests and examinations using knowledge of the principles and practices of workplace safety, standard precautions, aseptic technique and infection control, and adherence to all written policies, procedures and protocols. Duties are performed at various levels within the defined title.
Working Conditions:
Specific physical requirements and effort are outlined in Job Responsibilities Worksheet (list of essential job duties and responsibilities specific to a particular job at the unit level) in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
Other Requirements:
Compliance with OSHA regulations, Standard Precautions for bloodborne pathogens and specific discipline standards of practice.

Levels

Level 1  

Level Details
Job Code Salary Band FLSA Status
HCHC0601 C Non-Exempt

Level 1 positions typically demonstrate baseline working knowledge of routine work applications; follow standard principles and systems and use appropriate terminology associated with a particular field of specialization; participate as a team member in a collaborative environment within a diverse workforce; actively contribute to completion of team goals and assigned tasks; clearly communicate information, ideas, or instructions verbally and in writing; follow recommended approach to assigned work to facilitate achievement of desired results; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; typically work under direct and frequent supervision while performing routine duties using established procedures with detailed instructions.

Typical Education & Experience

1+ years related experience

High School Diploma or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Work Duties
  • Assist patients/research subjects in preparation for and participation in health care or research exams, tests or protocols
  • Collect, process and prepare specimens
  • Perform proficiency and quality control testing for laboratory tests and equipment
  • Operate equipment according to manufacturers recommended standards
  • Maintain accurate records

This profile is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions in this job title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

Level 2  

Level Details
Job Code Salary Band FLSA Status
HCHC0602 D Non-Exempt

Level 2 positions typically demonstrate intermediate knowledge of the concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization; perform intermediate tasks in defined skill areas/applications by continuously building on current job knowledge; maintain effective relationships with peers, vendors, and others in a diverse environment; support team decisions and follow through with team responsibilities; interpret information, ideas and instructions and communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing including materials intended for distribution; determine causes of unusual occurrences and apply standard principles and practices to determine and implement solutions; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; typically work under general supervision, while performing assignments that are varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involve limited responsibility.

Typical Education & Experience

2+ years related experience

Associate’s Degree or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Work Duties
  • Assist patients/research subjects in preparation for and participation in health care or research exams, tests or protocols
  • Collect, process and prepare specimens
  • Perform proficiency and quality control testing for laboratory tests and equipment
  • Assist with preparation of reports
  • Provide assistance with office operations (supplies, coordinating schedules)
  • Assist with coordination of dept. activities
  • May oversee work of lower level employees

This profile is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions in this job title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

Level 3  

Level Details
Job Code Salary Band FLSA Status
HCHC0603 F Non-Exempt

Level 3 positions typically demonstrate proficient and comprehensive knowledge of defined skill areas/applications to integrate fundamental elements from other specialties into work assignments; apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization to complete difficult assignments; promote a culture that is conducive to effective relationships among diverse team members; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; may lead a project team involved in completion of difficult assignments, requiring proficient knowledge of field of specialization; interpret and communicate information, ideas and instructions clearly, accurately and persuasively both verbally and in writing including materials intended for distribution; incorporate new facts and ideas into group processes and apply creative thinking to develop new solutions; typically work with minimal supervision on difficult assignments, conferring with manager on unusual matters.

Typical Education & Experience

5+ years related experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Work Duties
  • Assist patients/research subjects in preparation for and participation in health care or research exams, tests or protocols
  • Collect, process and prepare specimens
  • Perform proficiency and quality control testing for laboratory tests and equipment
  • Provide assistance with department operations
  • Provide administrative or customer service support for unit(s)
  • Complete short and long-term projects specific to unit(s)
  • Make recommendations for process improvement
  • Oversee work of lower level employees
  • Provide support to committees and task forces as assigned

This profile is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions in this job title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

Level 4  

Level Details
Job Code Salary Band FLSA Status
HCHC0604 G Non-Exempt

Level 4 positions typically demonstrate advanced knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization and complete complex assignments; integrate complex elements from other specialties into work assignments; demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusionary practices which support diversity throughout the University; establish a shared vision and take responsibility for the achievement of team goals, and provide direction for appropriate implementation of plans; present ideas, concepts and instructions in a clear manner, and use persuasion and negotiation to build consensus and cooperation; ensure safe practices and environmental consciousness are exhibited in decisions; develop new techniques, concepts, theories, programs or solutions and apply them to complex strategic operating issues; typically work independently on complex work assignments, review progress and evaluate results and update management as appropriate; may direct and delegate work to lower-level staff.

Typical Education & Experience

3+ years related experience

Master’s Degree or higher

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Typical Work Duties
  • Assist patients/research subjects in preparation for and participation in health care or research exams, tests or protocols
  • Collect, process and prepare specimens
  • Perform proficiency and quality control testing for laboratory tests and equipment
  • Provide advice and consultation to supervisors regarding policies, procedures and practices
  • Implement and evaluate unit processes
  • Serve as technical or subject matter expert
  • Provide recommendations for the development and achievement of unit objectives
  • Provide input for performance evaluation of assigned employees
  • Research and gather information, prepare reports, analyses
  • Coordinate and participate in orientation programs
  • Oversee work of lower level employees

This profile is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions in this job title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties should not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

Level 5  

There is currently no Level 5.