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This is a professional position involving the practice of medical technology at the Watkins Health Services (SHS) health center Laboratory. It is a full time permanent position which includes benefits. Duties are performed in accordance with (1) established professional standards of medical technology practice and ethics, (2) WHS administrative policies and procedures, and (3) responsibilities assigned by the Chief Medical Technologist. Within this framework, the duties are carried out with latitude for independent professional judgment and action.
The incumbent in this position will see, hear and possibly have access to confidential information that must be handled in accordance with all relevant state and federal laws and University policies and procedures regarding its use and disclosure. This position is also authorized to review, create and process patient information and/or data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.
WHS utilizes computer technology in all aspects of its operations, including an electronic health record system. The incumbent must become familiar with and be able to use the appropriate computer hardware and software programs associated with this position.
The incumbent must become familiar with and adhere to the Watkins Health Services Customer Service Plan to ensure appropriate interaction and positive outcomes with both internal and external customers.
Watkins Health Services is a unit in Student Affairs
Performs analyses on clinical specimens as requested by clinicians following hematology, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, and immunology procedure manuals. Records and reports results.
Assists in all departments of the laboratory and performs miscellaneous duties necessary for laboratory and Watkins Health Services operations.
Performs phlebotomy following all safety protocols.
Performs specified quality control and proficiency testing in order to maintain best laboratory practice and laboratory certification.
Maintains and troubleshoots problems for analyzers, Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other equipment.
Maintains professional registrations and stays current in the laboratory field through continuing education.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical Laboratory Sciences or Medical Technology; or bachelor's in a related field and completion of an approved Medical Technologist program. 2. American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent registry.
Eligible to work in United States. No visa subsidy needed.
CPR certification current or within 6 months of hire.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits
Internal Number: 206991
About KU Watkins Health Services
Watkins Health Services is the student health provider on the Lawrence, Kansas campus of the University of Kansas. The ambulatory health center provides care to students, faculty, and staff on a contemporary, culturally oriented college campus of about 30,000.