Clinical Lab Scientist 2 - Nights / Microbiology/Molecular Lab

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Ref
2241946864
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Sign-on bonus is available for all Clinical Lab Scientists!
$5,000 for Clinical Lab Scientist 2 hires
$2,500 for Clinical Lab Scientist 1 hires
Requirements:
- Must work a 40 hour/week full-time schedule
- Must work a specified shift (days, evenings, or nights; weekend rotation if required by unit)
- 24 month committment with pro-rated repayment for early termination
Payment terms:
- Half in your first paycheck
- Half after six months of employment
Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes. Serves as a trainer and a role model.
- Performs Patient and Quality Control (QC) testing, develops skills and maintains competency in routine and assigned laboratory areas.
- Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents.
- Performs advanced equipment trouble-shooting and equipment maintenance.
- Ensures a smooth transition to the next shift.
- Participates in quality safety and compliance programs.
- Investigates documents and resolves problems or complaints.
- Serves as trainer and role model for Clinical Laboratory Scientist 1 staff and health care professional students.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected below is for a Clinical Lab Scientist 2.
Position Compensation Range: $23.76 - $38.02 Hourly
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor's Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program; Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry or related science; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program
Experience: Bachelor's Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program - 0 years; Master's/PhD in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 0 years; Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 3 years; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program - 4 years
Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing, sitting for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping, reaching and repetitive motion. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
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