UAMS Medical Laboratory Scientist I in Little Rock, Arkansas

This job was posted by https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/ada/r/jobs/2340286 The Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 is responsible for processing, evaluating patient specimens, and performing tests to identify microorganisms or antigens according to written procedures. The Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 will also record and evaluate daily, weekly, and monthly QC in their assigned areas for further review by the supervisor. The Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 is required to maintain safe work practices and engage supervisor, manager, or director as appropriate.The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans. *UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:** Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family* Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave* Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)* Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS* Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000* Career Training and Educational Opportunities* Merchant Discounts* Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacySalary offered commensurate with experience*Responsibilities** Performs testing of patient samples, interprets, reviews, and prepares patient test results for review by the Supervisor and/or Medical Director. May or may not be trained on all benches, but is progressively increasing in knowledge and experience* Maintains all aspects of QC and QA relevant to the CAP certification standards * Assist in employee/student training, employee competency assigned* Special projects and other duties as assigned*Minimum Qualifications:** Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or Medical TechnologyASCP certification or eligible for certification (Must obtain certification with 12 months of hire date)This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.