Hoxworth Blood Center is seeking a full-time Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory. This position requires a minimum of 2 years transfusion service/blood bank or immunohematology reference laboratory experience. This CLS position will perform routine and complex immunohematology serological testing with minimal supervision; evaluate and interpret test results, prepare reagents, select components for transfusions, maintain rare blood inventories; perform quality control procedures, computerized data entry and retrieval functions; communicate effectively with individuals within and outside the department. This position requires participation in on-call duty.
Applicants must qualify as High Complexity Laboratory Testing Personnel and as a General Supervisor as defined by CLIA regulations (CFR 493.1487, CFR493.1491 and CFR 493.1461). Registry eligible individuals must take and pass the MLS (ASCP) or BB (ASCP) exam within 12 months of employment. Applicants must have a strong commitment to quality patient care and a customer service focus. Successful applicants must pass a 6 month competency evaluation after employment. Sign on bonus is contingent upon achieving a one year Work Performance Review of acceptable (2.0) or greater.
Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and MT(ASCP), CLS(ASCP), MLS(ASCP) or BB(ASCP); OR Bachelor's degree and registry eligible; OR Bachelor's degree and HEW certified medical technologist with 2 years related experience; OR MLT(ASCP) with 3 years related experience. Degree must be in biological science or related field.
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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