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Medical Laboratory Scientist Blood Bank - PRN

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-21073

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Job ID: R-21073 Job Type: Part time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Medical Lab Scientist Blood Bank provides comprehensive laboratory testing for patients. This position consists of ensuring patients' laboratory results are accurate, timely and with quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties and may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
  • Analyzes patient, control and proficiency testing specimens and records results in a timely manner according to laboratory policy.
  • Calibrates, maintains, operates, troubleshoots instrumentation issues and completes appropriate documentation.
  • Completes continuing education and submits appropriate documentation where applicable.
  • Follows regulatory, accreditation, safety and hospital standards, policies and procedures.
  • Instructs, orients and mentors students, employees, residents, patients and other health care providers as applicable.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of all supplies. Accurately prepares, labels and stores reagents, standards, controls, and specimens for analysis.
  • Participates in quality assurance and quality improvement activities.
  • Performs phlebotomy and sample collection as applicable.
  • Performs product preparations in compliance with FDA, cGMP, AABB standards, NRC regulations and department procedures.
  • Reviews and correlates results of laboratory tests to each other and with the patient's condition, recognizing abnormal results and critical/alert values. Verifies accuracy of results and initiates corrective action when indicated.
  • Uses and wears PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as necessary to perform job duties safely and minimize risk.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



Required:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological, Physical, Chemical or Clinical Laboratory

    Science/Medical Technology from an accredited institution.

  • ASCP, NCA or eligible (must be completed within 6 months of hire)

  • Meets the CLIA requirements for high complexity testing

  • Graduate of a NCCLS approved training program

  • Submit to an FBI background check and pass the trustworthy and reliability determination according to NRC guidelines

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more.

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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(k)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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