Medical Laboratory Technician

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number
Position Title
Medical Lab Technologist
Working Title
Medical Laboratory Technician
Competency Level
Student Health Center - 40210
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Abrons Student Health Center ( SHC ) is to provide student centered affordable, quality health and preventive service to the students of UNCW . The Student Health Center is made up of four parts: Medical Services, Pharmacy, Health Promotion and Crossroads. The SHC staff work collaboratively to best help students stay healthy and make healthy decisions while at UNCW .

Student Development Services - 40200 College
College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.'

Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Medical Laboratory Technician functions as a member of the clinical team in the Abrons Student Health Center. Duties include performing test procedures, interpreting results, resolving or attempting to resolve procedural and/or instrumentation problems, communicating information for clinical use, training staff on lab procedures, and preparing lab for CLIA inspection along with Lab Director.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, chemistry, or a biological science; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require compliance with current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments ( CLIA ) regulations.
A complete knowledge of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment is required.

A general knowledge of the basic pathophysiological processes being monitored and how the medical laboratory science is applied is required.

Excellent problem solving skills are required.

Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and the performance of procedures is required.

Must have the ability to effectively communicate with patients, families and colleagues.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Previous experience in college health or a clinic based lab is preferred.

A minimum of one year’s experience working in a lab setting is required, 3 years is preferred.

ASCP Certification is preferred.

Required Certifications or licensure

A complete knowledge of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment is required.

Recruitment Range
$43,000 - $50,000
1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year
12 Months
Work Days
Monday - Friday
Work Hours
8:00AM - 5:00PM, occasionally must stay later to finish patient care
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number
Job Posting Date
Posting Close Date
Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : This posting will close at 11:59PM on the posted closing date. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. Three or more professional references are required.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

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