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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Laboratory and Research

Job Description

To perform numerous automated and manual laboratory procedures within the Clinical Pathology Laboratory. The data obtained from these procedures aids in the clinical diagnosis of sick and injured inpatient and outpatient animals. Provides customer service to those who submit samples to the Veterinary Teaching hospital Laboratory Services. Performs procedures to prepare, expedite, and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens, routing those specimens to the correct inhouse or external laboratory and distributing generated reports.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical lab science, biology, chemistry, or related field or equivalent level training/experience; comprehensive knowledge of clinical laboratory procedures; working knowledge of biomedical equipment; certification as a Medical Technologist (MT), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) National Crediting Agency (NCA); must have the ability to work well with others; must be able to learn new procedures and be adaptable; must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.; must be willing to report to work during inclement weather closings.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a medical diagnostic laboratory setting.

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Salary Information

$40,000-$45,000 commensurate with experience

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Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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