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Laboratory Scientist - Virology

at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Laboratory Scientist - Virology

 

Department:Pathology Lab

 

Job Description:

General Description:

Under general supervision, performs routine standardized clinical diagnostic tests in a medical laboratory.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

Performs hematologic, chemical, microscopic, morphologic, immunologic and microbiologic patient testing in a prompt and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies.

May include working in the following Lab sections: Core Lab, Blood Bank, Microbiology, or Virology.

Sets up new methodologies and develops procedural protocols.

Participates in performance improvement activities and supports the hospital in meeting Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation standards.

Special Requirement: Some positions may require approval in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) guidelines for unescorted access to radioactive materials.

 

General Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree OR Graduate of MLT program

 

Experience: None

 

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: None

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of laboratory principles and techniques.

Knowledge of chemistry, hematology, microbiology, transfusion medicine (blood bank), and related laboratory specialties.

Skill in performing clinical laboratory work independently.

Ability to organize, analyze and evaluate tests in terms of laboratory controls and methods and in replicating analysis.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation and facilitation skills

Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office tools.

 

Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

 

Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, s exual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 2189776

Posted On: Oct 16, 2021

Updated On: Oct 31, 2021