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Medical Laboratory Scientist/Cert/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Medical Laboratory Scientist/Cert/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25173
Working Title Medical Laboratory Scientist - Certified (Core Lab)
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $22.44-37.74/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

ASCP certification must be obtained within 6 months from date of hire

Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 25 pounds, standing for long periods of time.


Three 12-hr shifts 7am-7:30pm per week with rotating weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

The Medical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for performing clinical core laboratory testing in a fast-paced hospital setting while maintaining a quality of service based on accuracy and timely result reporting.
This position is located in the Core Lab, which is CAP accredited, and testing will include, but is not limited to, blood gas, chemistry, coagulation, hematology and urinalysis. If candidate is not certified at the time of hire, then candidate will have 6 months to acquire certification. Otherwise, the candidate will be separated from employment, eligible for rehire.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Multitasking, computer skills, customer service, and troubleshooting

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

BS-MLS Preferred

Deadline to Apply 11/24/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
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