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Medical Lab Scientist Medical Laboratory Scientist-Transfusion Services

Location: , CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 79553
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022

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Description

This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus with a one-year commitment. One year of experience as a licensed MLS is required. 

Summary:

Performs laboratory testing of patient specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.

In Transfusion Services in the Clinical Laboratory at UCH, staff works closely with our medical directors to provide transfusion support for patients in a fast-paced environment. Our department is proud to have multiple AABB assessors and SBBs on staff. We care for patients from the Level 1 Trauma program to our extensive transplant services, including complex patients from our Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant programs.

Preferred previous experience in blood banking in a fast paced environment.

Work Schedule: Full Time Evenings

Responsibilities:
Performs diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents and reports test results.

Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.

Complies with good laboratory practice and regulatory requirements.

Performs projects as assigned as well as serves as a resource to laboratory staff and other clinical staff as needed.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    * American Society for Clinical Pathology.
    * Medical Technologist
    * Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree and graduate of an accredited Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist program.
    Required Licensure/Certification: Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) or as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or categorical ASCP certification in a laboratory specialty/sub-specialty as applicable to job responsibilities. State licensure if required by law. Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
    Minimum Experience: None Required.

The pay range for this position is: $29.54 - $44.31/ hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off.  Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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