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Laboratory Technologist Lead/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Laboratory Technologist Lead/UKHC
Requisition Number RE24875
Working Title Laboratory Technologist Lead - Blood Bank
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $22.44-37.74/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and walking for long period of time; lifting of object up to 50 lbs.


Evening/Nightshift, rotate weekends, holidays and on-calls

Job Summary

The Blood Bank Laboratory Technologist Lead will be responsible for overall shift operation in a fast-paced academic medical center. The Laboratory provides services to all aspects of this Level I trauma center and throughout the healthcare enterprise, including solid organ and bone marrow transplant, KY Children’s Hospital, and Markey Cancer Center.
This position will be instrumental in maintaining a quality of service based on accuracy and timely result reporting. The position will be in charge of blood bank operation at night, and responsible to report unsolved technical problems or employee concerns to blood bank management. The position performs testing include, but is not limited to, type and screen, cross-matching, antibody workup, elution, absorption, antibody titering, neonatal workup, and component preparation.
This CAP and AABB-Accredited Laboratory at the University of Kentucky showcases the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Clinical Laboratory background, ability to work under pressure, to work independently and to work well with others; Must have organizational and computer skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science
MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification
Previous Blood Bank experience

Deadline to Apply 10/15/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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