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Laboratory Scientist/UKHC

Job description



The Laboratory Scientist/UKHC will be responsible for performing laboratory testing in 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 responsible for the analysis and reporting of results of high complexity laboratory tests performed in the Immuno-Molecular Pathology Laboratory. This laboratory section provides laboratory service for hematology /oncology divisions of medicine. The section also provides referral service for other institutions.

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




Job Title
Laboratory Scientist/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE16527

Working Title
Laboratory Scientist - IMP

Department Name
H3200:Laboratory Services

Work Location
Lexington

Grade Level
09

Salary Range
$19.66-31.20/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



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

Required Related Experience

No experience required.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Must be able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time and will have extensive periods of viewing data on PC monitor(s). There will also be periods of lifting objects up to 25 lbs.



Shift

40 hours/week with some rotating shift requirements and on-call responsibilities.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Experience in handling patient specimens and performing complex testing and analysis. Possesses ability to organize/prioritize work assignments and work independently.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Three or more years of experience in a clinical laboratory preferred. Knowledge of hematology, immunology, and/or blood banking, including processing and/or cryopreservation concepts and practices preferred.



Deadline to Apply
12/11/2018

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. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with histocompatibility testing.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, 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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with flow cytometry.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with PCR-based molecular testing.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  6. * Describe a complicated HLA cross match that you have worked on and what made it complicated.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * 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)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • 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
  1. Resume
Optional Documents

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