• Medical Laboratory Scientist II

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/30/2019 11:08 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE LPSL CPATH Molecular Biology
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The technologist in the Molecular lab will be responsible for performing a variety of Molecular based testing including FISH and PCR. This will include, but not limited to, running and reviewing tests and documentation of results. In addition, the technologist will perform machine maintenance and QC, troubleshooting, and other special projects as assigned.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience


    • Performs tests in assigned rotation
    • Interacting with staff
    • Performs machine maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of problems
    • Runs, review and document QC
    • Special projects and other duties as assigned 


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Technology, Cytology or other science related field
    • ASCP certification
    • 2 years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.



    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Sharp objects/tools


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