This position is an evening shift (typically 4pm- 12am with rotating weekend/holiday and call shifts)
The HLA Medical Laboratory Scientist I works under direction of the Supervisor or designee and is responsible for performing high complexity flow cytometric crossmatching, Luminex based HLA antibody identification, patient and donor HLA typing via PCR based methods, and QC/QA procedures as mandated by ASHI , UNOS and CAP criteria for an accredited Histocompatibility Laboratory. The Medical Laboratory Scientist I performs high complexity DNA testing and assists the section supervisor in maintaining the HLA lab's QC/QA protocol.
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:
Salary offered commensurate with experience
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.