at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Medical Laboratory Scientist I
ICE LPSL CPATH Immunology
Post End Date
***Sign On Bonus***
***This is a NIGHT shift position***
Come be a part of the UAMS lab team and make an impact on the lives of our diverse patient population. The Medical Laboratory Scientist I will work in the Core Laboratory which includes Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Flow Cytometry and Reference testing. This position is primarily Hematology with the possible opportunity to work in other sections or as part of the float team. This position will be responsible for moderate and high complexity testing.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
Salary: offered commensurate with experience
Performs Pre-analytical analyzing of manual tests in the Core Laboratory.
Performs Analytical analyzing of all tests in the Core Laboratory.
Performs post analytical evaluation of patient results, including documenting those results in EPIC
Perform scheduled equipment maintenance as required.
Perform daily, weekly and monthly quality controls.
Perform minor troubleshooting and document as per established procedure.
Learn new procedures as new tests are brought in the Core lab.
Attends training workshops and seminars - when available.
Participates in the CAP proficiency surveys.
Reviews the final critic from the CAP to improve technical skills.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Sciences OR an approved ASCP discipline (30 semester hours in biology and chemistry, which may be obtained within, or in addition to, the Bachelor's).
ASCP or another accrediting agency certified or eligible (Certification must be obtained within one year of employment).
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination
Hazards: Chemical, Fumes/Gases/Odors
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).