Job description: The Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL) is part of the University of Minnesota Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Department under the Medical School. ARDL is a fully accredited high-complexity clinical laboratory that serves primarily as a central laboratory for numerous research clinical trials and epidemiology studies. Laboratory services include both general and specialized analytical testing, DNA and RNA isolation, specimen processing, sample repository, collection kit production, method validation and correlation services and cell cryopreservation and transformation.
Shift: Tuesdays - Saturdays
Responsibilities • Conduct laboratory procedures on blood, urine and other body samples pursuant to tests ordered. • Analyze quality control on tests and instruments as required. • Troubleshoot test procedures and equipment that show unusual characteristics. • Order, receive and maintain inventory of products and supplies. • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations pertinent to assigned area. • Contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: · Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Excellent retirement plans with employer match · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2020_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_cs_final.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. Required Qualifications: • BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to total 4 years. • Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills • Strong communication skills (written and oral) • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Preferred Qualifications: • Previous laboratory experience. • Previous experience in chemistry and infection control procedures.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.