MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST - Monday - Friday, 3:30pm to 12:00am/Rotating Weekends
Company: Duke University Health System
Posted on: June 26, 2022
Occupational SummaryPerform a variety of routine and complex
technical tasks in the performance of labora tory tests to obtain
data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Job duties
are dependent on the laboratory and may be composed of a
combination of the following duties and responsibilities related to
the specialization. Tasks are performed according to written
procedures and policies with careful monitoring of quality control
and quality assurance practices. Central Automated Lab on evening
shift, Monday - Friday, 3:30pm to 12:00am with rotating
Perform a variety of tests in clinical laboratories using standard
techniques and equipment; perform related duties in the laboratory
to include specimen handling, using manual and automatic equipment
to test specimens, and perform and rep ort analytical tests.
Operate manual or computerized instrumentation. Calibrate and
maintaininstrumentation according to standard operating procedure.
Process patient samples for testing using appropriate
identification techniques and written procedures to ensure quality
material for testing. Perform basic troubleshooting of assay
problems as directed by senior staff. Communicate problems/issues
to appropriate individuals. Maintain inventory of supplies and
equipment. Participate in the development of new medical laboratory
tests and techniques. Participate in the preparation for lab
inspections. Review lab inspection documents and procedures to
maintain knowledge. Bring any non-compliance issues to the
attention of upper level staff. Perform proficiency testing as
directed to m aintain compliance with regulatory agencies. Document
quality control an d quality assurance results. Notify upper level
personnel of instrument malfunctions or unusual or unexpected data
or results. Review written procedures and policies for accuracy and
submit changes to manager or designee. Understand, comply, and
perform with all necessary safety procedures. Maintain compliance
with safety training. Report all safety incide nts within 24 hours.
Attend all laboratory meetings, safety and compliance training as
required. Comply with competency testing procedures for the
laboratory staff. Comply with laboratory training programs. May
provide technical guidance and instruction to students, interns,
residents, staff and other employees. Perform other related duties
incidental to the work described herein. Use behaviors that support
achievement of balanced scorecard targets and support DUHS values.
Consistently cooperate and communicate effectively with co-workers
to ensure effective workflow.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
EducationBachelors of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Chemical,
Physical, Biological or Clinical Laboratory Science; or Medical
Technology. Generalist certification required for General labs.
Generalist/Specialty certification required for specialty labs.
Minimum educational or experience requirements may be modified on a
case by case basis at the discretion of the CLIA director as long
as minimal CLIA requirements are met by the employee for the tasks
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Registry eligible. Generalist/Specialty Certification by a
nationally recognized board/agency (required within 18 months of
hire). Certification will vary depending on laboratory. Advanced
degree (MS or higher) accepted in lieu of certification.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success
depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best
when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and
experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential
that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the
contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices
are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to
uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University
and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob
functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities.
Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable
accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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