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Clinical Lab Scientist 2, Hoxworth Quality Control Laboratory

Company: University of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
Job Overview
The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting an ASCP certified Clinical Laboratory Scientist 2 in the Quality Control 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 Clinical Laboratory Scientist 2 will perform routine and complex quality control testing of blood and blood components, as well as high-level evaluation, review, and interpretation of test results. Candidates shall be able to perform with minimal supervision, be proficient in computerized data entry and retrieval functions, and communicate effectively with individuals within and outside the department.
This position will be trained on 1st shift and assigned to work on the 2nd shift after training is completed.
Essential Functions

  • Provide continuity of services and resolutions for moderate to complex technical situations within the specialty.
  • Perform testing, interpret and record results. Perform quality control and proficiency testing.
  • Advise customers on methods and procedures to use.
  • Provide technical explanations regarding results or products. Respond to other healthcare professionals' questions regarding results.
  • Review and report testing, projects, and other assignments progress periodically as determined by the supervisor.
  • Communicate and report test results to external and internal customers.
  • Clerically process incoming patient blood samples. Compose written case reports for hospital patient referrals, when appropriate.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities as required.
  • Prepare laboratory reagents. Develop and perform reagent evaluation studies and other special projects with supervisory review.
  • Comply with cGMP requirements (in appropriate areas) regarding test interpretation and validity of results.
  • Quarantine and discard blood products with positive test results, when appropriate.
  • Maintain equipment and clean, safe work area.
  • Assist in the provision of data for research and publications.
  • 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.
    • Six (6) 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), SBB(ASCP).
      Required Experience
      Two (2) years of relevant experience.
      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.
          REQ: 92248
          Clinical Lab Scientist 2, Hoxworth Quality Control Laboratory
          Date: May 15, 2023

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