Laboratory Scientist/UKHCRequisition Number:
Laboratory Scientist - Special ChemistryDepartment Name:
H3200:Laboratory ServicesWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$19.66-31.91/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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No experience required.Required License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting and walking for long periods of time, computer use, and repetitive motions.Shift:
Primary shift may be 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift including weekends and holidays. May be asked to cover other shifts based on the needs of the department.Job Summary:
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.
The Special Chemistry Laboratory utilizes advanced LC/MS/MS techniques and is one of the few labs utilizing this technology in the region. This lab also provides immunochemistry testing and has the only 24/7 toxicology lab in the state. Laboratory Scientists in this lab are able to be a part of method development and evaluation and utilize and grow their skill set in new and advancing testing techniques.
This CAP and AABB-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcase the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.
Multitasking, customer service, trouble shooting, and critical thinking skills.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Medical Technology preferred.
Experience using gas chromatographs, mass spectrometers, and/or liquid chromatographs preferred.
12/02/2020University 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.
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