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University of Arkansas

Location: FayettevilleAR 72701 Document ID: AA215-0IDO Posted on: 2018-01-0401/04/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Medical Technologist

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Medical Technologist

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Health Center

About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department
The Pat Walker Health Center is an ambulatory care clinic and provides a wide range of medical care and services for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Arkansas. The Pat Walker Health Center is accredited by AAAHC and delivers exception patient care.

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Summary of Job Duties
The Medical Technologist is responsible for performing, analyzing, and interpreting clinical laboratory tests. This position will work collaboratively with medical, nursing, fellow lab employees, x-ray, and administrative/support staff. Other duties as assigned.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemistry, microbiology, or a related field

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?

If yes, please specify
Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant with American Medical Technologists (AMT) or American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

Preferred Qualifications
  • At least one year of experience working in an ambulatory medical laboratory

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of principles and theories of chemistry, microbiology, and related health sciences
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of medical laboratory testing, equipment operation, and maintenance
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assign and coordinate work activities and monitor the performance of co-workers and/or subordinates
  • Ability to perform clinical laboratory tests and analyze and interpret results
  • Ability to maintain laboratory equipment
  • Ability to prepare reports and maintain records
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Reaching
  • Balancing
  • Feeling
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sharps
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Talking
  • Walking
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians.

Physical Conditions
The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts or vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, biological o, The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; PRN Tuesday through Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. & Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. during the academic year

Overtime Eligible

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.

Work Location/Building
Fayetteville Campus - Pat Walker Health Center

Benefits Eligible

Appointment Percent

$29,251 - $40,367 (Exceptionally well qualified applicants may be considered for salary higher than entry, dependent upon education and qualifications.)

Pay Grade Level

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?

Does this position require a background check?

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check

Does this position require a substance abuse test?

Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry ( MVR ) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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