Medical Laboratory Technician - Clinical Lab - FT
Jackson, MS 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description


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Job Requisition ID:R00024372

Job Category:Health System

Organization:Chemistry and Special Chemistry

Location/s:Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:Medical Laboratory Technician - Clinical Lab - FT

Job Summary:To perform routine medical laboratory test for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. To collect blood or tissue samples, observing the principles of asepsis.

Education & Experience

Associate's degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology and eligibility for certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician by a recognized certifying agency.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Collects, processes, and handles blood and/or other biological specimens in accordance with established procedures; instructs patients in the appropriate collection of samples.
    • Conducts clinical laboratory tests in the areas of hematology, microbiology, immunology, clinical chemistry, and urinalysis, as assigned. Conducts chemical analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid using microscope or automatic analysis.
    • Conducts blood tests for transfusion purposes and blood counts.
    • Develops and maintains cell/tissue cultures for testing purposes; examines cells to locate abnormalities.
    • Prepares volumetric solutions and reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
    • Sets up, adjusts, maintains, and cleans laboratory equipment; promotes safety, environmental, and/or infection control practices and methods.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Physical and Environmental Demands

    Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, exposure to bio-hazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking.

    Time Type:Full time

    FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:No

    Pay Class:Hourly

    FTE %:100

    Work Shift:

    Benefits Eligibility:

    Job Posting Date:09/26/2022

    Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):
    The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s education, research, and service programs are open to every qualified person. Equal Employment Opportunity is announced, provided, and ensured for all persons and affirmative action is taken to guarantee that individuals recruited, hired, trained, promoted, will in all ways be treated equally without regard to race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic status, culture, or genetic information. Inquiries or concerns may be made to: Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Associate Degree
    Required Experience
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