o A student loan repayment program – This is designed for professionals who have student loans. Employees who work full time in these specified high-volume areas for a period of five years will receive $10,000 toward the principal of their loans, paid in monthly installments of $166.66. Newly hired professionals and current professionals who transfer into one of these areas both qualify for this benefit. Professionals who already work in one of these targeted areas, and agree to work for an additional five years, also qualify for this benefit.
o A retention reward – This is designed for employee's who do not have student loans to repay. Instead, those who agree to work full time in this specified high-volume areas for a period of five years will receive a $2,000 reward at the end of each year of service. The reward can be earned every year for five years for a total of $10,000. Professionals who are hired into or transfer to one of the targeted areas both qualify for this benefit.
Current Full-Time Openings:
Various Shifts available
**Full-Time positions will rotate weekends and holidays.
Medical Technologist: $21.36 - $32.12
Medical Laboratory Technician - $16.19 - $24.32
To perform and participate in specialized technical laboratory procedures of a difficult nature in one or more Pathology laboratory areas. Perform lab tests and procedures, with minimal supervision, on body fluids, tissues and specimens for diagnosis and treatment of patients with accuracy and precision according to the College of American Pathology (CAP) regulations for laboratory operations, quality control and safety. Set up, operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment. Dispose of or properly handle biological, radioactive and/or hazardous waste in a manner that is consistent with laboratory, university, state or federal government policy.
Perform specimen identification and accessioning following lab guidelines. Recognize abnormal test results, improper quality control results and instrument malfunction and report them to supervisor. Keep records in appropriate logs and files in order to have complete records of tests run in the lab and for the generation of lab test results. Must be able to operate fire extinguisher. Operate delicate lab instruments according to set safety and operational procedures.
Check reagents and supplies on instrument in order to replace outdated items, replace empty reagents and empty waste products. Demonstrate knowledge of technical skills necessary to perform computation of project results. Call patient results to floors and/or notify physicians or designated personnel of all panic values.
Sample prep and set up. Perform and release results. Phone, QC, instrument troubleshooting. Applicants must possess strong analytical and presentations skills with the ability to interact with multiple parties throughout University of Missouri Health Care System.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer
A Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science, or
A Bachelor's degree in an Allied Health area of Concentration (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) plus registration as a Medical Technologist by the ASCP, AMT, NCA, or HEW/HHS, or
MT/MLS Certification Required
MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN:
An Associate's degree from an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician Program or an Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics and two years’ experience in a medical laboratory area or an Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics and completion of a military laboratory training program of at least 12 months duration or an Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Physics, and CLA registry or a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, or related are and no experience.
As part of the state’s premier academic medical center, University of Missouri Health Care offers a full spectrum of care, ranging from primary care to highly specialized, multidisciplinary treatment for patients with the most severe illnesses and injuries. Patients from each of Missouri’s 114 counties are served by approximately 6,000 physicians, nurses and health care professionals at MU Health ...Care.
The comprehensive health care network began when University Hospital opened in Columbia in 1956. Today, MU Health Care consists of University Hospital and Clinics, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and the Missouri Psychiatric Center, all based in Columbia, as well as 51 clinics.
Located in central Missouri, Columbia is home to the University of Missouri, and consistently ranked nationally as one of the most desirable places to live. This unique city combines the quality and culture of larger metropolitan areas, with lower housing costs, excellent schools and beautiful neighborhoods. A highly competitive salary, outstanding benefits package, which includes generous retirement and vacation plans, and tuition assistance for employees and family members accompany this position.