Medical Lab Technician/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Medical Lab Technician /UKHC will be responsible for assisting in the pre-analytical support for a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of the Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children's Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.

This position is in the Central Processing/Receiving department within the Clinical Laboratory. The MLT will provide general laboratory receipt, processing, and throughput of patient specimens while adhering to HIPAA requirements. The MLT will also provide support to all other clinical laboratories within the Enterprise, as well as customer service for all internal and external customers. This is a team oriented environment and a successful candidate will be able to problem solve, troubleshoot, and multi-task.

This CAP Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.

The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For additional information regarding the Laboratory Services department, please follow the link to view a departmental video. Click to View Video




Job Title
Medical Lab Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE12051

Working Title
Medical Lab Technician - LCRA

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
06

Salary Range
$13.58-21.06/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

AS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

0



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Regularly standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs., repetitive motion and utilizing a computer for long periods of time. Ability to traverse campus to work at multiple locations.



Shift

This position is located in a department that operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The position will have a primary shift to be determined by the department. However, the candidate must be available to possibly work rotating weekends and other shifts as needed by the department.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Multitasking, computer skills, customer service, troubleshooting, and ability to work independently or in a team.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

At least 60 hours of college credit completed and previous healthcare experience preferred.



Deadline to Apply
10/19/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in a medical setting, such as a hospital, doctors office, or veterinary practice.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in a clinical laboratory setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * How many years of paid work experience do you have in phlebotomy?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your work schedule availability.
    • Days
    • Evenings
    • Nights
    • Weekends
    • Any
    • None of the above
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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