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Clinical Lab Scientist 1

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Clinical Lab Scientist 1 in the Transplantation Immunology laboratory. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities.

 

The Transplantation Immunology laboratory at Hoxworth Blood Center provides histocompatibility (HLA) testing for the Tri-State area's growing solid organ and stem cell transplant programs. The desired candidate for the Clinical Laboratory Scientist I position will have experience in serology, flow cytometry, and molecular techniques, though on the job training is available for the right candidate. Computer skills, good communication, and the ability to work independently are required. Position requires participation in all aspects of TID laboratory operations.  This position will be assigned to work on the second shift.

Essential Functions

  • Perform testing, interpret and record results.
  • Perform quality control and proficiency testing.
  • Comply with cGMP requirements (in appropriate areas) regarding test interpretation and validity of results. 
  • Communicate and report test results to external customers, as well as internal.  
  • Respond to other healthcare professionals’ questions regarding results.
  • Clerically process incoming patient blood samples. Compose written case reports for hospital patient referrals, when appropriate. 
  • Prepare laboratory reagents. Develop and perform reagent evaluation studies and other special projects with supervisory review.
  • Quarantine and discard blood products with positive test results, when appropriate. 
  • Maintain equipment and clean, safe work area.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities, as required.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or other related biological science.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

Some labs require MLT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), BB(ASCP), or SBB(ASCP).

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Clinical Lab Scientist 1

Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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