The Medical Laboratory Scientist/Certified will be responsible for performing clinical laboratory testing in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of this 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 will be instrumental in maintaining a quality of service based on accuracy and timely result reporting. This position will be located in the Core Lab (includes satellite locations), and testing will include, but is not limited to, blood gas, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, and urinalysis.
The CAP-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.
The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted with the minimum hourly rate set at $27.00/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate's experience. The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For more information about any of our job openings, contact Jeff Bush, Enterprise Director at Jeffery.Bush1@uky.edu
Exceptional customer service, excellent technical and troubleshooting skills, detail oriented, and collaboration skills with different positions across the organization. Other skills include Microsoft Office knowledge and proficient writing ability, hospital electronic systems, knowledge of medical terminology, and ability to work independently as well as being team oriented.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
ASCP certification must be obtained within 6 months from date of hire
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.