Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLT/MLS)
University of Iowa Health Care
January 10, 2018
Iowa City, Iowa
Starting at 41970.00
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Become a member of our team – a team that is changing medicine and changing lives. The Department of Pathology at the University of Iowa Health Care is currently accepting applications for a Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Scientist opening. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals seeking to work in a fast paced learning environment within our Blood Bank in DeGowin Blood Center Laboratories.
Utilizing a variety of procedures involving highly complex analytical lab test methodology and techniques, perform quantitative and qualitative clinical laboratory analysis on biological specimens such as blood, tissue and body fluids. These procedures will utilize a variety of procedures, many involving numerous highly complex tests and techniques that require the use of professional judgment. Provide technical expertise and information used to diagnose, prevent or treat disease.
This DeGowin Blood Center Laboratory position is a 100% time position, rotating 2nd/3rd shift (will work 3rd shift approximately 1 of every 4-6 weeks, with 6 days off before returning to second shift), rotating weekends and holidays with potential for on-call in the future. Third shift, Monday-Monday, 10 hour shifts from 9:00 PM-7:00 AM; Second shift, Monday – Friday, 8 hour shifts between 2:30 PM and 1:00 AM (standard weekend and holiday rotation applies). To apply for this position, please reference requisition#72183.
For a complete listing of job qualifications and to apply for these positions, please visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu, and reference the above requisitions. Applicable background checks will apply.
Please note regarding references: The selected candidate should be prepared to provide 5 professional references upon request.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
MLT: Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program from an accredited institution, OR Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or eligible from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency (NCA), OR successfully completed an official US military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency (NCA) as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is highly desirable. Experience in transfusion medicine (blood bank or transfusion services) is highly desirable.
MLS: A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program from an accredited institution. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or a categorical/specialist certification in the appropriate laboratory discipline from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from Health Education and Welfare (HEW) is required. Six (6) months – 1 year clinical laboratory experience, which may include program training experience, is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience in transfusion medicine (blood bank or transfusion services) is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: This position will be filled as either a Medical Laboratory Technician (salaries for 100% MLT starts at $41,970 to commensurate) or as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (salaries for 100% MLS starts at $45,372 to commensurate).