Medical Lab Scientist 2nd & 3rd Shift *Up to $10,000 sign-on bonus available

University Medical Center

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Job SummaryMedical Laboratory Scientist are responsible for testing patient specimens, ensuring accuracy of test, and communicating results to providersReports to: Supervisor, Medical LaboratoryJob Specific ResponsibilitiesDaily assignments may include but are not limited to:• Prepare specimens for testing• Test patient specimens, establishing and ensuring acceptable levels of QC are maintained• Responsible for ensuring requirements of the CAP, AABB, DNV, and FDA (as applicable to section/shift) are followed and in compliance• Ensure equipment is operational by performing equipment maintenance, calibrating, and troubleshooting• All other duties assigned related to the medical laboratoryEducation and Experience• Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or Clinical LabRequired Licensures/Certifications/RegistrationsN/ASkills and Abilities• Understands and can articulate correct procedures to accurately identify patients, label specimens, and verify there is adequate sampling for the testing ordered• Proficient use of computer peripherals• Clear communicator; Speak, read, and write English fluentlyInteraction with Other Departments and Other RelationshipsThis position has much interaction with nursing staff and other hospital departmentsPhysical CapabilitiesMedical Laboratory Scientist I can expect to stand for long periods of time and walk frequently. This position also requires frequent stooping, sitting, reaching, bending and kneeling. The incumbent may also be required to carry items up to 50 pounds. Near visual and color acuity is required. Environmental/Working ConditionsThis position is subject to inside environmental changes that may include constant change in temperatures and minimal exposure to cleaning, staining, and testing chemicals*Sign on bonus is paid out in installment payments over a 2 year period.

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