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Section Head - Microbiology

Mount Nittany Medical Center

City:  STATE COLLEGE  |   State:  PA  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  16803
Job ID Number:  MT-1705018  |   Posted:  01/27/2017

Job Summary:

Mount Nittany Health, State College, PA, is seeking an

experienced Section Head-Microbiology


Under the direction of Administrative Director and laboratory supervisors is directly responsible for the prompt, efficient and accurate performance of a variety of microbiology, mycology, virology parasitology and mycobacteriology procedures using both automated and manual methods on blood and other body fluids.  Responsible for overseeing the coordination, direction and performance of staff assigned to and work performed in microbiology. Requirements are:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.


One year recent full-time Clinical Microbiology experience in a hospital as a Microbiology Section head or assistant Section head.


Will also consider the following similarly certified personnel with recent full-time hospital laboratory employment: MT (ASCP) MT (M) with two years’ experience. Experience is defined as the workup of routine cultures including organism identification and antibiotic sensitivity testing.


Certified as either a Medical Technologist (MT) or Microbiologist (M) by ASCP, AMT, NCCLS or equivalent certification.


For more information and to apply please go to: or fax resume to 814.231.7099!

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