The Laboratory Scientist/UKHC will be responsible for performing laboratory testing in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of the Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children's Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center. This position is responsible for the analysis and reporting of results of high complexity laboratory tests performed in the Immuno-Molecular Pathology Laboratory. This laboratory section provides laboratory service for hematology /oncology divisions of medicine. The section also provides referral service for other institutions. This CAP and ASHI-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.
Experience in handling patient specimens and performing complex testing and analysis. Possesses ability to organize/prioritize work assignments and work independently.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Three or more years of experience in a clinical laboratory preferred. Knowledge of hematology, immunology, and/or blood banking, including processing and/or cryopreservation concepts and practices preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.