Sign-on bonus available to the hired Clinical Lab Scientist
$5,000 for Clinical Lab Scientist 2 hires
$2,500 for Clinical Lab Scientist 1 hires
- 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 commitment with pro-rated repayment for early termination
- Half in 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.
Position Compensation Range: $24.24 - $38.78 Hourly
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clinical Lab Scientist 2
Education: Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
Experience: Bachelor's Degree in MT/CLS, 0 years; Bachelor's in Bio/Chem 3 years; MLT-4 years.
Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clinical Lab Scientist 1
Education: Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program; Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry or related science
Experience: No experience required
Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire
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 COVID Vaccination Requirement
Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 [https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/] issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 [http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045] to reflect these new requirements.
If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.
Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements [https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires] webpage.
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