Medical Laboratory Scientist/Cert/UKHC
Medical Laboratory Scientist/Cert/UKHCRequisition Number:
Medical Laboratory Scientist - Certified (Blood Bank)Department Name:
H3200:Laboratory ServicesWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$22.44-37.74/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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No experience required.Required License/Registration/Certification:
ASCP certification must be obtained within 6 months from date of hirePhysical Requirements:
Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Walking for long period of time; lifting of object up to 50 lbs.
Evening shift, rotating weekends, holidays and on-calls.Job Summary:
The Medical Laboratory Scientist/Certified will be responsible for performing clinical laboratory testing in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of this 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 will be instrumental in maintaining a quality of service based on accuracy and timely result reporting. This position will be located in the Blood Bank, and testing will include, but is not limited to, type and screen, cross-matching, antibody workup, elution, absorption, antibody titering, neonatal workup, and component preparation.
This CAP and AABB-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Clinical Laboratory background, ability to work under pressure, to work independently and to work well with others; must have organizational and computer skills.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science preferred.
Previous Blood Bank experience preferred.
11/29/2020University 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.