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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiology - Tues - Sat 10pm - 6:30am in Houston, Texas

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Laboratory Testing Technical Skills. - Remains knowledgeable and competent for all policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Ensures and verifies quality control data is appropriate for the complexity of the reported tests.

  • Troubleshoots and maintains laboratory equipment.

  • Maintains competency in computer functions in assigned areas.

  • Completes, verifies and reports testing in timely manner.

  • Complies with safety guidelines and procedures and adheres to regulatory mandates.

  • Remains responsible and accountable for all actions.

-Maintains proficiency on computer functions in the lab processes.

  • Properly acquires specimen data into computer system(s).

  • Analyzes and evaluates patient results correctly and appropriately.

  • Stores patient information and results to allow easy future access as required.

Enhances laboratory quality, productivity, communication and teamwork. - Adjusts, prioritizes, and organizes work to achieve maximum productivity to meet the workload demands of the section.

  • Assists peers and supervisors with tasks after completion of assigned work.

  • Adheres to attendance policy, begins work as scheduled.

  • Works independently, utilizes resources available to maximize efficiency.

  • Follows section's inventory control system to assure effective use of supplies and reagents.

-Participates in process improvement projects.

  • Complies with section's telephone courtesy policies and procedures

  • Manages all customer service interactions with diplomacy, actively facilitating resolutions to problems and addressing the needs of clients both internal and external.

Laboratory personnel and test development

  • Actively participates in training of students, employees and fellows.

  • Validates and evaluates new methodologies and tests with the help of Laboratory Supervisor and technical support.

  • Validates database for new software or new tests implemented in the laboratory.

Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in a related science field -OR- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Genetic Technology -OR - completion of an accredited Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science program. With Bachelor's degree in a related science field, one year of clinical laboratory experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 166649

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Nights

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 97,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No

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