University of Kentucky
|Job Title||Medical Lab Technician/UKHC|
|Working Title||Med Lab Tech – LCRA|
|Department Name||H3200:Laboratory Services|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||https://hr.uky.edu/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience||
No experience required.
|Physical Requirements||Regularly standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs., repetitive motion and utilizing a computer for long periods of time. Ability to traverse campus to work at multiple locations.|
|Shift||This position is located in a department that operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The position will have a primary shift to be determined by the department. However, the candidate must be available to possibly work rotating weekends and other shifts as needed by the department.|
|Job Summary||The Medical Lab Technician/UKHC will be responsible for assisting in the pre-analytical support for a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of the Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children’s Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.
This position is in the Central Processing/Receiving department within the Clinical Laboratory and the Processing/ Receiving Department with the Emergency Department Laboratory. The MLT will provide general laboratory receipt, processing, and throughput of patient specimens while adhering to HIPAA requirements. The MLT will also provide support to all other clinical laboratories within the Enterprise, as well as customer service for all internal and external customers. This is a team-oriented environment and a successful candidate will be able to problem-solve, troubleshoot, and multi-task.
This CAP Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.
IMPORTANT: Resumes and CVs cannot be substituted for a completed application. Incomplete applications could disqualify you from being considered for this position. To be considered for this position you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. All job titles and dates must correspond with those appearing on your resume.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities||Multitasking, computer skills, customer service, troubleshooting, and ability to work independently or in a team.|
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience||At least 60 hours of college credit completed, and previous healthcare experience preferred.|
|Deadline to Apply||11/26/2023|
|University Community of Inclusion||The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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