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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Apply now Job no: 533370
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Healthcare/Nursing

Department: University Health Services
Classification: Medical Lab Technologist
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $21.58 - $32.94 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

February 25, 2024, Position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:

• Current resume which includes dates of employment and a brief description of duties.

Applicants will also be asked to submit the name and contact information for three professional references, one of which is preferred to be a current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Department Summary

University Health Services (UHS) is a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students at the University of Oregon. All staff is required to uphold the values of the UHS.

This position works in support of the University Health Services mission and vision and is consistent with UO policy. Some aspects of this position may be completed in collaboration with other University departments.

Position Summary

The purpose of the Medical Laboratory Technologist position is to perform the tests in urinalysis, hematology, chemistry, immunology, and bacteriology which are ordered by medical practitioners. The technologist is able to oversee the routine day-to-day operations of the laboratory. Performance of these operations will necessitate the access of the lab computer system to input and retrieve data as well as review and analyze information. This position will interpret test results and make recommendations, perform phlebotomy and collect other specimens, and instruct patients when needed. The person in this position will assist in the maintenance of lab equipment and administrative duties such as uploading and troubleshooting Lab LIS information.

The position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and routine screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion Lists. Employee loses eligibility for employment if on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) and/or System of Award Management (SAM). Must be in compliance with UHS policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements.

Work Schedule:
Working hours may include weekends and/or holidays. This position has a flexible work schedule.

Minimum Requirements

• A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology;
OR
• A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Microbiology plus one year of experience in a clinical laboratory performing a variety of standard testing and examination procedures under general supervision in support of professional medical laboratory personnel;
OR
• Two years of experience equivalent to a Medical Laboratory Technician 2 in a clinical laboratory performing a variety of standard testing and examination procedures under general supervision in support of professional medical laboratory personnel.

Professional Competencies

• Experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong customer relations skills.
• Ability to work effectively as a team member and collaborate with professional staff.

Preferred Qualifications

• Certified MLS/MT/MLT through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT).
• Two years’ experience as a generalist in an accredited clinical laboratory.
• Experience with Orchard Laboratory Information System.
• Experience in phlebotomy.

FLSA Exempt: No


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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