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Medical Technician l (Float)

Job ID: 7266
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Occupational Health Services
Date Posted: May 15, 2024


JOB TITLE:                        Medical Technician I (Float)
SALARY RANGE:              $52,000-$55,000
HAY POINTS:                    301 
SCHEDULE:                      Monday- Friday ( Start time varies 8am-9am)
                                           1-2 times a week will need to start at 5:30AM ( Grand Central Location) 
DEPT/DIV:                         Safety & Security/Occupational Health Services (OHS)
SUPERVISOR:                  Manager, Rail Testing
LOCATION:                       300 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY and 420 Lexington Ave, New York
                                            Position will float between both locations listed above
This position is responsible for administering drug, alcohol, and saliva tests to all employees and pre-employment candidates as required under the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Long Island Rail Road, and Metro North Railroad policies and guidelines.  
  • Collect specimens for drug, alcohol and saliva tests
  • Perform daily calibrations of all equipment used for testing
  • Collect blood specimens as needed
  • Perform data entry on all collections obtained
  • Stock work area with supplies as needed
  • Perform daily audits on all data entries
  • Provide daily Lab Activity Reports to immediate supervisor
  • Participate in the Mobile Collection Program
  • Perform off-site tests at various hospital locations
  • Provide testimony and/or affidavits for hearings and trials
  • Interact with Designated Employer Representatives (DERs), Medical Review Officers (MROs), and Physicians.
  • Performs diagnostic tests (audio tests, EKGs, spirometry, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as required
  • A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent (GED) approved by a State's Department of Education or recognized accredited organization.
  • Requires a minimum of three years' experience as a Laboratory Technician or related field.
  • Phlebotomy skills required.
  • Knowledge of DOT/FRA and FTA regulations and collections is desirable.
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).
Equal Employment Opportunity
MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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