Medical Laboratory Scientist II

Posted Date 6 days ago(11/24/2021 1:20 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-80320
Category
Technical
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE LPSL CPATH Flow Cytometry
Post End Date
12/30/2021

Overview

Make a difference and join the UAMS Laboratory team!

Flow Cytometry Laboratory - Day Shift - Monday through Friday

 

***$3,000 Sign-On Bonus***

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Laboratory and Pathology Service Line is currently seeking a motivated Medical Laboratory Scientist II who will join this tight-knit community of dedicated and experienced team of scientists and technologists. The Medical Laboratory Scientist II will work in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory Monday - Friday during our day shift.

 

The MLS II will be knowledgeable of the principles and practices of processing, staining and analyzing routine specimens. They should be able to identify abnormal or discrepant results. Knowledge of laboratory chemical and biological safety and the ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment. 

 

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 the health, health care, and well-being 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

Responsibilities

  • Perform High Complexity Flow Cytometry Testing by analyzing blood, bone marrow, body fluids and tissues to screen for abnormal cell populations.
  • Perform Intracellular Cytokine Analysis.
  • Data entry of test results into LIS and appropriate information systems.
  • Instrument troubleshooting and QA/QC.
  • Perform new lot/new shipment validations of antibody shipments.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of training, QA programs and department protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Technology, Biology or an ASCP approved discipline plus two (2) years of Clinical Laboratory experience.
  • ASCP or another accrediting agency certified.

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). 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.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Continuously
Sit: Continuously
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Chemical

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