Medical Lab Technician/UKHC at University of Kentucky

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Job Title Medical Lab Technician/UKHC
Requisition Number RE13596
Working Title Medical Lab Technician - Outreach
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 06
Salary Range $13.58-21.06/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Regular use of computer workstation and repetitive motion. Occasional standing or walking with objects up to 25 pounds. Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and over 50 pounds. Regular exposure to bloodborne/airborne pathogens. Ability to work at other locations may be required.
Monday - Friday, day shift with some early morning and early evening hours. Possibility for call time.
Job Summary
UK Healthcare is seeking an individual with excellent customer services skill to work in an ambulatory lab setting, either in a Physician's office lab and/or collection site. Individuals should be proficient in collecting specimens from patients of all age groups.

The Medical Lab Technician duties will include registration and scheduling of patients utilizing all appropriate systems and check insurance coverage and eligibility. This position will also manage the release of electronic orders and handle some specimen collection and processing. Individual may perform waived and moderately complex testing.

The candidate must be a team player and be able to take initiative.

The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For additional information regarding the Laboratory Services department, please follow the link to view a departmental video. Click to View Video
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Phlebotomy training, general computing, customer service, critical thinking.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
2 year degree or equivalent college credits preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/14/2018
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * Please indicate the response that best describes your paid employment experience in a medical related field.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please indicate the amount of paid employment experience you have in phlebotomy.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please indicate your paid employment experience performing lab testing.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your experience accessioning/processing laboratory specimens.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Please choose the answer that best describes your educational training.
    • Associates degree
    • MLT/MT
    • Phlebotomist plus some college classes
    • Bachelor's degree or higher
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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