at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Medical Lab Scientist - Flow Cytometry
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..
Position Summary / Career Interest:The Medical Lab Scientist provides comprehensive laboratory testing for patients. The position consists of ensuring patients' laboratory results are accurate, timely and with quality.
Accurately prepares, labels and stores reagents, standards, controls, proficiency testing material and patient specimens for analysis.
Analyzes patient, control and proficiency testing specimens and records results in a timely manner according to laboratory policy.
Calibrates, maintains and operates instruments keeping appropriate documentation; reports equipment malfunction to supervisor.
Correlates results of pertinent laboratory determinations
Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently.
Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships and technical skills
Disposes of biohazardous materials, chemical waste, sharps and other potentially hazardous materials according to policy.
Follows regulatory, accreditation and institutional standards, policies and procedures.
Instructs patient (and/or care provider) with correct specimen collection procedures.
May be required to float to other locations throughout the organization.
Other responsibilities may include: performing venipuncture, finger stick and/or heel stick using appropriate techniques; maintaining inventory of supplies, reagents and solutions to assure uninterrupted work flow; recording and retrieving laboratory data from on-site reference laboratories; instructing medical technology students during their lab practicum; orienting new employees to the lab procedures they will be expected to perform; special projects; additional duties as assigned.
Participates in continuing education. -
Participates in quality assurance/quality improvement activities. -
Recognizes abnormal results, alert values, and sources of error and interfering substances, and initiates corrective action when indicated; verifies accuracy and transcription of final report.
Uses and wears PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as necessary to perform job duties safely and minimize risk.
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
ASCP, NCA , AMT or eligible (Must be completed within 12 months of hire)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological, Physical, Chemical or Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology from an accredited institution
Time Type:Full time
Job Requisition ID:R-23089
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