Clinical Lab Scientist - New Graduates

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Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
Req: R0022126
Job Description Summary

This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an Clinical Lab Scientist 1.

Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes.

  • Performs patient and Quality Control (QC) testing            
  • Develops skills and maintains competency in assigned laboratory areas.
  • Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents.
  • Monitors equipment performance diagnoses malfunctions and makes repairs or initiates service requests. Ensures a smooth transition to the next shift.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Investigates documents and resolves routine problems or complaints.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) or Bachelor’s Degree in biology chemistry or related science

Experience: No experience required

Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 18 months of hire

The department will only consider candidates that have either medical laboratory experience or training.


Job requires sitting for prolonged periods; Repetitive motion: typing. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for a Clinical Lab Scientist 1. Additional compensation is available if you are hired into a higher level on the Clinical Ladder. Placement on the clinical ladder will be discussed during the recruitment process.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time