The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, Mississippi is seeking candidates for a Reg Medical Technologist – Blood Bank to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and research. Please see the position description and requirements below.
The Reg Medical Technologist willperform a full range of laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The Reg Medical Technologist will also develop, evaluate, and modify standardized procedures, techniques, and tests used in the analysis of specimens and in medical laboratory experiments. To compile scientific, technical, statistical, and/or numerical data.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in medical technology/clinical lab sciences medical technologist (or graduating within 120 days) or equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to meet registration requirements in the area specialty (blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, or immunology/molecular pathology).
Certifications, Licenses or Registration:
Registration in one of the following within 120 days of hire: American Association of Bioanalyst, MT(AAB); American Medical Technologist, MT(AMT); American Society for Clinical Pathology, MT(ASCP); National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel CLS(NCA); or equivalent categorical registration in Blood Banking, BB(ASCP), Chemistry, C(ASCP), Cytometry, SCYM (ASCP); Hematology, H(ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS(ASCP), Microbiology, M(ASCP), or Molecular Biology, MB(ASCP). Note: categorical registration allows employee to work in area of certification only.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of laboratory and experimental protocols and procedures.
Knowledge of chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations they undergo.
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells function, interspersed with each other and the environment.
Skills in the use of personal computers and interactions with each other and the environment.
Skill in the user of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to analyze, verify and manipulate clinical and/or laboratory data.
Ability to perform a full range of clinical laboratory tests and chemical analysis.
Ability to work with/around potentially biological and chemical hazardous conditions.
Ability to monitor and maintain quality control, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Internal Number: R00012434
About The University of Mississippi Medical Center
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is the state’s only academic medical center and one of its largest employers. Every day, our nearly 10,000 employees help improve the lives of Mississippians through our missions of education, research, and patient care.
Our health system provides more than 125 kinds of specialty care in 6 hospitals, more than 30 clinics, and a statewide and telehealth network. We also offer a statewide system of pediatric care through Children’s of Mississippi, including Batson Children’s hospital, the state’s only pediatric hospital.
At UMMC, we’re dedicated to training the next generation of health care professionals. Our seven health science schools include medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, pharmacy, and population health. Enrollment stands at more than 3,000 students each academic year.
Research informs everything we do as an academic medical center. Our major interests include obesity, heart disease, diabetes, women’s health, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, cancer, infectious diseases, among other areas. We are pioneering new treatments and methods of care that reach far beyond the borders of ou...r state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.