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Medical Lab Scientist

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve.   As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Job Summary: 
Performs laboratory testing of patient specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.

Job Responsibilities: 
1. 
Performs diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents and reports test results.
2. Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
3. Complies with good laboratory practice and regulatory requirements.
4. Performs projects as assigned as well as serves as a consultant to laboratory staff and other clinical staff as needed. 

Qualifications:
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in related field and graduate of an accredited Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist program.
Required Experience: None required.
Licenses/Certifications: Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) or as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or categorical ASCP certification in a laboratory specialty/subspecialty as applicable to job responsibilities. State licensure if required by law. Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
Skills and Abilities:  Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must
be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal
protective equipment as required. 
Additional Information:
40 hours/week
Variable days, evenings, nights, weekends (potential overnight coverage).
Variable Shifts

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.  We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.   

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution.  As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.  No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status.  UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

 

 
 

Employment Type:
Full-Time
Shift:
40 hours/week
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