Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Scientist
University of Iowa Health Care
July 24, 2018
Iowa City, Iowa
$42390 to Commensurate
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 Core Laboratory.
MLT: Under general supervision, provides waived and moderately complex clinical lab testing and analysis on biological specimens to provide information used in the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease. Will use a variety of procedures that may involve numerous detailed tests and techniques that require the use of professional judgment.
MLS: Uses a variety of procedures involving highly complex analytical lab test methodology and techniques, performs quantitative and qualitative clinical laboratory analyses 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. Provides technical expertise and information used to diagnose, prevent or treat disease.
To apply for this position, please reference requisition#73007. 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.
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. Recent experience as a generalist with core competency in Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and Hematology testing; demonstrated proficiency performing manual differentials on both blood and body fluids. Certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency (NCA) as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is highly desirable.
MLS: A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program from an accredited institution. Six (6) months - One (1) year clinical laboratory experience, which may include program training experience, is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Recent experience as a generalist with core competency in Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and Hematology testing; demonstrated proficiency performing manual differentials on both blood and body fluids. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or a categorical/specialist certification in the appropriate laboratory discipline from American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from Health Education and Welfare (HEW) is required.
Additional Salary Information: This vacancy will be filled as an MLT or MLS based on the chosen candidates qualifications. Starting salary for an MLT is $42,390, starting salary for an MLS is $45,826 Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.