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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Laboratory Scientist - Special Chemistry 2pm - 10:30pm in Houston, Texas

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

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.

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

  • Completes, verifies and reports testing in timely manner.

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

-Analyzes and evaluates patient results correctly and appropriately.

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

Productivity and Communication / Team Work

  • 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.

-Initiates communication with others; works well with others to ensure the work gets done to standard and on time; is accepting of values and individual differences.

Quality Commitment and Enhancement

  • Actively participates in training students, employees and fellows.

  • Participates in process improvement projects.

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

  • Coaches and mentors students and employees.

-Adheres to and understands CAP and CLIA Guidelines; Reviews and follows SOPs.

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: 166685

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • 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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