hit counter

Medical Lab Technologist or Technician

  • Watkins Health Services
  • Lawrence, KS, USA
  • Nov 19, 2019

Job Description

16013BR

Medical Lab Technologist or Technician

Watkins Health Services

Position Overview

This is an open rank search for a Medical Lab Technician or Medical Lab Technologist. Appointment title will be assigned based upon the selected candidate's credentials (experience, education and skill set). 


Work Schedule:
 Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

This is a professional position at the Watkins Health Services (SHS) health center Laboratory. It is a full time permanent position which includes benefits.  Duties are performed in accordance with (1) established professional standards of medical lab science practice and ethics, (2) WHS administrative policies and procedures, and (3) responsibilities assigned by the Chief Medical Technologist. Within this framework, the duties are carried out with latitude for independent professional judgment and action.

The incumbent in this position will see, hear and possibly have access to confidential information that must be handled in accordance with all relevant state and federal laws and University policies and procedures regarding its use and disclosure.  This position is also authorized to review, create and process patient information and/or data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.

WHS utilizes computer technology in all aspects of its operations, including an electronic health record system.   The incumbent must become familiar with and be able to use the appropriate computer hardware and software programs associated with this position.   

The incumbent must become familiar with and adhere to the Watkins Health Services Customer Service Plan to ensure appropriate interaction and positive outcomes with both internal and external customers.
 
Watkins Health Services is a unit in Student Affairs


 

Job Description

 
65% - Performs analyses on clinical specimens as requested by clinicians following hematology, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, and immunology procedure manuals. Records and reports results.

10% - Assists in all departments of the laboratory and performs miscellaneous duties necessary for laboratory and Watkins Health Services operations.

8% - Maintains and troubleshoots problems for analyzers, Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other equipment.

7% - Performs phlebotomy following all safety protocols.

7 % - Performs specified quality control and proficiency testing in order to maintain best laboratory practice and laboratory certification.

3% - Maintains professional registrations and stays current in the laboratory field through continuing education.
 

Required Qualifications

This is an open rank search for a Medical Lab Technician or Medical Lab Technologist. Appointment title will be assigned based upon the selected candidate’s credentials (experience, education and skill set).

For appointment at the rank of Medical Lab Technician: 


1. Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical Laboratory Sciences or Medical Technology.
2. American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent registry.
3. CPR certification current or within 6 months of hire.  

For appointment at the rank of Medical Lab Technologist:

1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical Laboratory Sciences or Medical Technology.
2. American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent registry.
3. CPR certification current or within 6 months of hire.  
 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  1. Previous experience in a college health environment.
  2. Experience working with people of varying backgrounds and cultures.
  3. Phlebotomy experience.
  4. Familiarity with microbiology procedures, chemistry, and hematology analyzers, and other laboratory equipment.

Contact Information to Applicants

Brenda Bertsch
bbertsch@ku.edu
785 864-9525

Additional Candidate Instruction

Please attach a resume, cover letter addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications and three (3) references.  An online University of Kansas application must be completed to be considered for this position.

Application review begins Monday, November 25, 2019 and continues until a pool of qualified applicants is identified.  For first consideration, apply no later than Sunday, November 24, 2019.
 


recblid 0ag4cyjz6dp4q870x7rlyzxrhajbas

0ag4cyjz6dp4q870x7rlyzxrhajbas