Medical Lab Scientist - Duke Regional Core Lab - Weekdays, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
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About Duke University Health System Clinical Laboratories
Pursue your passion for caring and innovation as a team member in
the state-of-the-art Duke Health laboratories. Duke Health
laboratories are College of American Pathologists accredited and
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments certified. The
multidisciplinary team is committed to serving the rare and complex
testing needs of Duke Health's diverse patient population by
providing timely and accurate results, educating the next
generation of laboratorians, scientists and physicians, and
researching and developing the cutting-edge diagnostics of
Medical Lab Scientist in the Duke Regional Hospital Core Lab in
Durham. Monday - Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
This position is eligible for the second shift differential and a
$10,000 commitment bonus.
Perform a variety of routine and complex technical tasks in the
performance of laboratory 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
Perform a variety of tests in clinical laboratories using standard
techniques and equipment; perform related duties in the laboratory
including specimen handling, using manual and automatic equipment
to test specimens, and perform and report analytical tests.
Operate manual or computerized instrumentation.
Calibrate and maintain instrumentation according to standard
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
Communicate problems/issues to appropriate individuals.
Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
Participate in the development of new medical laboratory tests and
Participate in the preparation for lab inspections.
Review lab inspection documents and procedures to maintain
Bring any non-compliance issues to the attention of upper-level
Perform proficiency testing as directed to maintain compliance with
Document quality control and 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 the manager or designee.
Understand, comply, and perform all necessary safety
Maintain compliance with safety training.
Report all safety incidents within 24 hours.
Attend all laboratory meetings, safety and compliance training as
Comply with competency testing procedures for the laboratory
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
Use behaviors that support the achievement of balanced scorecard
targets and support DUHS (Duke University Health System)
Consistently cooperate and communicate effectively with co-workers
to ensure effective workflow.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Within the clinical laboratories, we embrace Duke's purpose,
placing the patient at the center of everything we do. We do this
by demonstrating behaviors that focus on delivering patient- and
family- centered care and embodying the values that promote a
positive work culture. We expect every team member to commit to
these values and hold each other accountable in the spirit of
mutual respect and belonging.
Bachelor's of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Chemical, Physical,
Biological, or Clinical Laboratory Science; or Medical Technology
required. Minimum educational or experience requirements may be
modified on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the CLIA
(Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment) director if minimal
CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment) requirements are
met by the employee for the tasks being performed.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration,
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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