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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Laboratory Scientist - CORE - 6:30am-3:00pm in Houston, Texas

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Technical Skills

  • Remains knowledgeable and competent in all policies, procedures and protocols.

  • Maintains laboratory equipment and assists in troubleshooting

  • Remains knowledgeable of quality control data of reported tests

  • Follows section's inventory control system to ensure effective use of supplies and reagents.

  • Complies with safety guidelines and procedures and adheres to regulatory mandates

  • Maintains proficiency in all computer functions.

  • Attends/participates in sectional and team in-services and meetings

Productivity and Communication / Team Work

  • Adjusts, prioritizes, and organizes work to achieve maximum productivity to meet the workload demands of the section.

  • Assists peers and supervisors with tasks after completion of assigned work.

  • Adheres to attendance policy, begins work as scheduled.

  • Works independently and also when necessary within the team, utilizes resources available to maximize efficiency.

  • Initiates communication with others; works well with others to ensure the work gets done to standard and on time; is accepting of and values individual differences

  • Remains responsible and accountable for all actions

Quality Commitment and Enhancement

  • Participates in training students, employees and fellows.

  • Participates in process improvement projects.

  • Validates and evaluates new methodologies and tests with the help of Lead, Sr. Scientist or Laboratory Supervisor and technical support.

  • Adheres to and understands CAP and CLIA Guidelines; -Reviews and follows SOPs

Customer Service

  • Manages all customer service interactions with diplomacy, actively facilitating resolutions to problems and addressing the needs of clients both internal and external

Computer Skills

  • Maintains proficiency on computer functions in the lab processes.

  • Properly acquires specimen data into computer system(s).

  • Analyzes and evaluates patient results correctly and appropriately.

  • Stores patient information and results to allow easy future access as required.

Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree -OR- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Genetic Technology -OR - completion of an accredited Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science program. With Bachelor's degree, one year clinical lab experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 141541

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200

  • Science Jobs: No

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