UTMB Health is a modern health sciences center with world-renowned research facilities and a dynamic network of hospitals and clinics located throughout the Gulf Coast region of Texas, and we are searching for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our Laboratory Services – Blood Bank Transfusion Service Operations.
This position will conduct moderate to highly complex laboratory tests in a fast-paced Blood Bank Laboratory with new, state of the art facilities and equipment.
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or an appropriately related field.
Certification as an MT, or MLS or BB (ASCP).
Experience working in Blood Bank preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a diverse and multi-functional team.
Great attention to detail and ability to successfully function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment.
UTMB is located on the east end of Galveston Island and has been a hub of educational, clinical and research excellence since 1891. Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US.
UTMB is a proud member of the Texas Medical Center. It is one of only three Level 1 Trauma Centers in Southeast Texas. UTMB is undergoing robust revitalization and growth with hospital locations in Galveston, League City and Angleton. The new Jennie Sealy Hospital, which opened in 2016, has 310 patient rooms including 60 intensive care unit beds, and 20 state-of-the-art operating suites. The League City hospital provides inpatient and outpatient care, medical and surgical specialties, after-hour urgent care and 24-hour emergency department. The Angleton Danbury Hospital includes a 45-bed acute care facility, Surgical and Cardiac Care Center, Health & Wellness Center and an outpatient imaging center.
Interested individuals should apply online and submit their CV and names of three references to:
Barbara Bryant, MD, MT(ASCP)SBB Professor and Vice Chair, Pathology Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine The University of Texas Medical Branch firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: UTMB offers excellent benefits, including a retirement plan and 100% paid premium for employee health insurance, which starts on day 1 of employment.
UTMB Health is the first and oldest academic health center in the state, with the distinction of educating more health care professionals than any other institution in Texas. Our graduates’ passionate commitment to improving the lives of those they serve can be seen in our local community, throughout the state, and around the globe.
Researchers in our world-renowned laboratories are developing ...diagnostic tools, cures and vaccines that benefit people worldwide. UTMB is home to the only national laboratory in Texas, and one of only two in the nation dedicated to combating infectious threats to health, including bioterrorism. The patient care we provide in our hospitals and clinics reflects the latest in technology and expertise. But more importantly, our health professionals are keenly aware that they treat people – not just ailments.
UTMB has a long, marvelous history of advancing health sciences education, research and patient care. Our Ashbel Smith Building, known fondly around campus as “Old Red,’’ is the oldest surviving medical school building west of the Mississippi. Throughout our 120-year history, UTMB’s employees, faculty and students have shared a deep commitment to excellence, and a desire to blaze new trails in service to others.
We are now embarking on one of the most exciting times in our history, with tremendous opportunities before us and a clear vision for the future. There is robust revitalization going on around campus, ensuring that our facilities support future growth, and that we and those we serve continue to benefit from a dynamic, healing environment.
Our goals are ambitious but well within our reach. We are excited about our future and committed to fulfilling our mission – to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world.