This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) Medical Lab Technologist position for the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Oregon State University (OSU).
The Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is an integral part of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine and provides diagnostic services for the College, practicing veterinarians in the state and region, wildlife officials, and livestock, poultry, and pet owners. The purpose of this position is to perform a wide variety of clinical laboratory tests and procedures in direct support of the Teaching hospitals, veterinarians, and clients around the country and research projects.
This position supports diagnostic medicine and research by performing sample analysis including hematologic, biochemical, hemostatic, cytologic, and immunochemical assays on specimens. The incumbent will help in maintaining quality control for all instruments and procedures, develop, optimize, implement new testing procedures, and participate in training veterinary students, house officers, and residents.
The Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine provides professional and graduate programs for veterinary students, leading to DVM, MS, and PhD degrees, operates both a Large and a Small Animal Teaching Hospital, and the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The College operates within a total budget (from all sources) of approximating $16 million annually, which supports educational programs, veterinary medical and diagnostic public services, and research programs with broad impacts related to animal and human health. The College employs approximately 150 faculty and staff, plus student workers.
A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Microbiology plus one year of experience in a clinical laboratory performing a variety of standard testing and examination procedures under general supervision in support of professional medical laboratory personnel; OR two years of experience equivalent to a Medical Laboratory Technician 2 in a clinical laboratory performing a variety of standard testing and examination procedures under general supervision in support of professional medical laboratory personnel.
Must demonstrate excellent attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
This position works a half-time (0.50 FTE) schedule, Monday-Friday (specific days may vary), with a shift between 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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