All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
Our Laboratory Medicine and Pathology department has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-time, (100%) Medical Laboratory Scientist 2. RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and evaluate new procedures and instrumentation including performance of assay validation experiments and writing validation reports.
Train Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)1's and MLS Trainees in performance of new assays.
Perform quality control of laboratory assays on daily and weekly basis.
Utilize statistical software such as Levy-Jennings charges for quality control of assays.
Train and act as a resource, providing advice and expertise to MLS1's and MLS Trainees in quality control and troubleshooting of instruments and procedures.
Revise and submit updated clinical laboratory test procedures for approval.
Write and revise laboratory protocols and guidelines.
Schedule orientation and training of new employees, post-doctoral fellows, residents, students, and other health care professionals; prepare teaching materials; submit written evaluation of students.
Assists Manager or MLS Lead with preparation of work schedules including coverage for vacations, evenings, weekends, and on-call of a laboratory shift, section, or division.
Assist Manager or MLS Lead in coordinating educational programs for staff and students and provide feedback on performance.
Inventory laboratory reagents and consumable items; submit supply orders for approval.
Perform duties of Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 or equivalent experience.
Perform related duties as required.
Requirements: Accredited Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science OR equivalent education/experience AND Current Medical Laboratory Science certification with the American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent certifying organization; or certification with specialty organization appropriate to the laboratory division AND Two years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist I or equivalent experience.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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