Medical Lab Technologist or Technician

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS

16013BR

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.

Please note : KU is not able to provide H-1B sponsorship for this position.


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.  

Please note : KU is not able to provide H-1B sponsorship for this position.


Preferred Qualifications

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

  • 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.

    Please note : KU is not able to provide H-1B sponsorship for this position.


    Advertised Salary Range

    $20.00 - $22.00 per hour.


    Application Review Begins

    25-Nov-2019


    Anticipated Start Date

    16-Dec-2019


    Work Location

    University of Kansas - Lawrence


    Employee Class

    U-Unclassified Professional Staff


    Work Schedule

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday


    Conditions of Employment

    Contingent on Funding


    Disclaimer

    The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).


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