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Medical Lab Scientist - Flow Cytometry Lab

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.


First Shift (United States of America)

Medical Lab Scientist - Hematopathology

Position Highlights:

Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for a talented individual to join us as a Medical Lab Scientist on the main campus. This role will be great for someone that has a passion for the lab and caring for the patients we serve.

This role will interact with all service lines, in particular hematology/oncology.

The Medical Lab Scientist role performs, but is not limited to, these following activities:

  • Performs accessioning and sample processing
  • Performs flow cytometric testing
  • Helps with administrative duties including writing and maintaining procedures, completing proficiency testing, and maintaining supply inventory as needed.
  • Prepares reagent stock and working solutions.

One will be successful in this role if they are detail-oriented, have great interpersonal skills, thrive working under pressure as well as share these attributes: Initiative, teamwork, flexibility.


  • Full Time and Benefits Eligible / 1.0 FTE
  • First shift hourly
  • Rotating weekend shift, approximately every 4-6th weekend.
  • On-Call responsibility approximately every 4-6 weeks

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of America's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska. Come join us!!

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and completion of a certified clinical program in medical laboratory science OR Cytotechnology certification required.
  • Effective communication skills, initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.
  • As stipulated by law in CLIA'88 (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988), to meet the qualifications of a cytologist one must have graduated from a school of cytotechnology accredited by CAHEA whose role is now being fulfilled by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs).
  • Certified medical laboratory scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists MLS(ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT) or equivalent within 12 months eligibility/graduation required. Equivalent certifications include Medical Technologist (MT (ASCP)) OR Clinical Laboratory Scientist certified by the National Credentialing Agency (CLS (NCA)) prior to 2004; have previously qualified as a technologist under 42 CFR.1433 SS493.1491amended 01/19/93 [58 FR 5236] on or before 2/28/92; or international certification and qualification: International Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS(ASCPi) 1 with approval from the ASCPi required.
  • Individuals who were certified beginning January 1, 2004, maintaining their certification by participation in the ASCP ---Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (ASCP)CM required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Progressive, successful experience in clinical laboratory medicine preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted June 8, 2024
Date Closes June 23, 2024
Requisition REQ-25003
Address Eppley Cancer Institute
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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