Medical Laboratory Scientist II

  • Full Time
  • Arkansas

Job title: Medical Laboratory Scientist II

Company: University of Arkansas System

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Type of Position: Other Health Care – Clinical Support

Job Type: Regular

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available: No

Institution Name: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

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Department: ICE | LPSL CPATH Chemistry

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Summary of Job Duties: Conduct analysis of blood, urine, spinal fluid, and other biological samples to determine the presence of normal and abnormal components in assigned sections.

Perform quality controls and perform corrective action as required. Act as a resource for problem solving issues related to quality control assessment.

Enter test results and other data related to analysis and communication of results into relevant computer information systems.

Provide technical information about specimen collection, specimen transport, required documentation, test methods, and other technical information to RN’s, physicians, or laboratory clients.

Set-up, maintain, and operate lab automation systems used to process samples.

Operate, calibrate, and maintain equipment used in analysis such as spectrophotometers, analyzers, mixers, rotators, and pipettes.

Perform minor troubleshooting on equipment used to perform testing or store supplies.

Maintain equipment used for personal protection and safety such as eyewashes, safety showers, etc.

Maintain temperature dependent equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, incubators, water baths, and heat blocks.

Daily quality control reviews and assist supervisor with monthly quality control review investigations.

Assist in training and supervision of students, act as preceptor for new hires, and assess competency.


Bachelor of Science degree form a regionally accredited university in medical technology, medical laboratory science, or approved biological science. ASCP or equivalent certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Medical Technologist (MT), or discipline specific certification (C, H). 2-5 years experience in a clinical laboratory.

Additional Information:

Salary Information: Commensurate with education or experience

Required Documents to Apply: Resume

Optional Documents: Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements: Annual TB Screening, Criminal Background Check, Substance Abuse Testing

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Constant Physical Activity: Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Talking, Walking

Frequent Physical Activity: Crawling, Crouching, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Reaching, Sharps, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity: N/A

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Expected salary:

Location: Arkansas

Job date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 07:29:13 GMT

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