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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Role Title: Health Care Technologist II
Posting Number: SW0180104
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Performs routine and complex testing within the Clinical Pathology laboratory of Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS) at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). In Laboratory Central Receiving (LCR), performs procedures to prepare, expedite and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens submitted to ViTALS, routing those specimens to the correct in-house or external laboratory and distributing generated reports.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science or related field, plus MLS (ASCP) or eligible. Comprehensive knowledge of clinical laboratory procedures, must work cooperatively with others and demonstrate thorough understanding of all procedures and processes required to effectively perform all work assignments. Must be able to learn new procedures and be adaptable. Position is considered essential and must report to work during inclement weather and authorized closings.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a medical or veterinary diagnostic laboratory setting.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

This position is considered essential and must report to work during emergency and inclement weather closings. Hours of work: 9AM-6:00PM, weekends/holidays as assigned: 8AM-10AM.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position, the requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu. To be considered, Applicants MUST apply on-line to posting number SW0180104, by the close date of February 28, 2018. If you have any questions please call the HR Service Center at 540-231-9331 or email the HR Service Center at HRServiceCenter@vt.edu

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 4
Pay Range: anticipated Salary range: $37,000 to $50,000; Commensurate with Experience-
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F; 9AM-6:00PM, weekends/holidays as assigned: 8AM-10AM
Posting Date: 02/13/2018
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 02/28/2018
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83925

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  3. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Other Doc