Molecular Laboratory Technologist to develop and implement Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) compliant standard operating procedures, tests and methods in the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL). Performs testing and analysis of clinical and environmental samples, including the development, validation, evaluation and implementation of new diagnostic methods in molecular microbiology; proper operation of equipment and resources in relationship to select projects; and the collection, analysis and review of findings to provide recommendations relevant to the continuation and successful completion of projects. Works with NPHL directors and staff in the coordination of state and national programs that are relevant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activities for emerging infectious diseases and biological preparedness.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.