Medical Technologist (Microbiology) Job at Lighthouse Lab Services, Norfolk, VA

  • Lighthouse Lab Services
  • Norfolk, VA

Job Description

Lighthouse Lab Services is seeking a dedicated and skilled Medical Technologists to join a microbiology department at a laboratory in Norfolk, VA. This position requires working the DAY or NIGHT shift, providing critical laboratory services to support patient care. The successful candidate will play a key role in performing microbiological tests and analyses, ensuring accurate and timely results to aid in patient diagnosis and treatment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and specialized microbiological tests on various clinical specimens, including blood, urine, tissue, and other body fluids.
  • Identify microorganisms and conduct susceptibility testing to determine appropriate antimicrobial treatments.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment, ensuring proper calibration and function.
  • Prepare and examine cultures for the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses.
  • Maintain accurate records of all tests performed and results obtained.
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers to interpret test results and provide insights into patient care.
  • Ensure compliance with all laboratory safety protocols and regulations.
  • Participate in quality control and quality assurance activities to maintain high standards of laboratory practice.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Assist in the training and mentorship of new staff and students.


  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Microbiology, or a related field.
  • Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical microbiology laboratory.
  • Strong knowledge of microbiological testing methods and laboratory techniques.
  • Proficiency in the use of laboratory instruments and computer systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • $25-$38/hour for an MLS (DOE)
    $19-$28/hour for MLT (DOE)

  • Shifts available: DAY or NIGHT

  • Full Benefits (401K, Health, Vision, Dental)

  • Paid holidays and vacation

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has more than 20 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services |844-914-0785?|


Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Local area, Shift work, Night shift, Day shift,

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