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Clinical Lab Scientist - Point of Care Testing

Charlottesville

Clinical Lab Scientist - Point of Care Testing

  • R0031760
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • UVA Medical Center
Sign-on bonus available to the hired Clinical Lab Scientist

$5,000 for Clinical Lab Scientist 2 hires
$2,500 for Clinical Lab Scientist 1 hires

The salary range shown below reflects that of a Clinical Lab Scientist 2.
The salary range for a Clinical Lab Scientist 1 is $20.28 - $31.43.

Requirements:
- Must work a 40 hour/week full-time schedule
- Must work a specified shift (days, evenings, or nights; weekend rotation if required by unit)
- 24 month commitment with pro-rated repayment for early termination

Payment terms:
- Half in first paycheck
- Half after six months of employment

Relocation assistance up to $5,000 may be available.

Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes. Serves as a trainer and a role model.

  • Performs Patient and Quality Control (QC) testing, develops skills and maintains competency in routine and assigned laboratory areas.
  • Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents.
  • Performs advanced equipment trouble-shooting and equipment maintenance.
  • Ensures a smooth transition to the next shift.
  • Participates in quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Investigates documents and resolves problems or complaints.
  • Serves as trainer and role model for Clinical Laboratory Scientist 1 staff and health care professional students.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected below is for a Clinical Lab Scientist 2.
Position Compensation Range: $26.23 - $41.97 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Clinical Lab Scientist 1:

Education: Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program; Bachelor’s in Biology/Chemistry or related science
Experience: No experience required
Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire

Clinical Lab Scientist 2:

E ducation: Bachelor’s Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program; Bachelor’s in Biology/Chemistry or related science; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program

Experience: Bachelor’s Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program - 0 years; Master’s/PhD in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 0 years; Bachelor’s in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 3 years; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program - 4 years

Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires standing, sitting for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, bending/stooping, reaching and repetitive motion. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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