Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Job posting number: #7077888
Posted: May 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionDepartment Information
The Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student’s IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 19 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist performs a variety of clinical laboratory diagnostic tests in hematology, immunology, microbiology, urinalysis and chemistry to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients of the Indiana University Health Center. This position includes equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, reagent preparation, quality control, quality control review, coordinate and oversee the chemistry department, test and instrument troubleshooting, proficiency testing, training, and mentoring new employees. The position requires a high level of technical skill, advanced cognitive abilities, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Bachelor’s degree and one year of internship experience in a clinical laboratory setting.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent accrediting body upon hire.
This position requires a highly motivated professional who takes initiative, enjoys non-routine duties, extensive patient contact, and has an interest in college health. Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.
Five years of experience in a clinical laboratory and recent phlebotomy experience.
Computer skills, instrument operation/maintenance, experience with LIS/EHR systems and experience writing procedures and quality improvement activities.
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate, move about the work environment, and position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.