Medical Laboratory Scientist

University of Iowa Health Care

Iowa City, IA Healthcare / Scientific
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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program from an accredited institution
  2. Six (6) months – One (1) year clinical laboratory experience, which may include program training experience, is required.
  3. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or a categorical/specialist certification in the appropriate laboratory discipline from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) from Health       Education and Welfare (HEW) is required.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Experience in Microbiology testing is highly desired.

This position is primarily 2nd shift, Monday – Friday from 2:45 pm – 11:15 pm.
Selected candidate should be prepared to submit 5 professional references upon request.

To apply for this position, please reference requisition #18000778. Click apply now to apply on the Iowa website! 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.

Job ID: 65882

Posted 14 days ago

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