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 Scientist opening. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals seeking to work in a fast paced learning environment within our Microbiology Laboratory.
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 position is primarily 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with rotation to every third weekend. Rotation to 2nd and 3rd shift as required for vacancies, sick and vacation coverage, and one major and one minor holiday per year.
To apply for this position, please reference requisition#73429. 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.
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 Pathologists (ASCP) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from Health Education and Welfare (HEW) is required.
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.
Experience in Microbiology testing is highly desired.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary for a Medical Laboratory Scientist is $45,826, salary offered will be commensurate with education and experience.