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Medical Laboratory Assistant (Located in Grand Island, NE)

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Grand Island, NE

Medical Laboratory Assistant (Located in Grand Island, NE)


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As a prospective and/or a new employee at UNMC, you will be/are required to comply with the UNMC’s vaccination protocol. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers will have five (5) days from the date of hire to provide proof of partial or full vaccination or to request a medical or religious exemption. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with proof of partial vaccination may have up to thirty-five (35) days from the hire date to be in full compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers who receive a denial of a request for medical or religious exemption will be given five (5) business days from exemption denial notification date to provide proof of compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with no approved exemption who fail to comply with this policy will be separated.

EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Grand Island, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12063
Department Pathology/Microbiology 50000521
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommute opportunity
Position Summary

Perform phlebotomy on patients in a clinical setting at the Regional Pathology Services (RPS). Responsible for all duties related to processing and result reporting of outreach laboratory specimens while adhering to departmental identification policies. Provides extensive client service communication with RPS customers, including managing information about patient specimens.
Position Details
Posting Category Healthcare
Working Title Medical Laboratory Assistant (Located in Grand Island, NE)
Job Title Health Care Assistant
Salary Grade HC06H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $15.096 - $22.644/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 03/08/2023
Application Review Date 03/20/2023
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: High School education or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
(Will consider one year post high school education/related experience)
Required Experience 1 year
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Clinical and/or phlebotomy experience in a healthcare environment

(Will consider one year post high school education/related experience)
Required License Yes
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Valid Driver’s License
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of medical terminology, Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, and flexibility. Knowledge of phlebotomy protocols, compliance, and safety. Proficient in collecting blood by venipuncture and capillary techniques
Preferred Education: Associate's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Healthcare or Biological Sciences.
Preferred Experience:
Phlebotomy in outreach laboratory setting. 
Proficient in collecting urine drug screen collections, alcohol testing, paternity collections.
Preferred License: Yes
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Phlebotomy certification, PBT (ASCP)
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
Preferred Other Computer Applications: Sunquest, CoPath, Epic, patient record software, ATLAS
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to complete phlebotomy protocols, compliance, and safety. 
Customer service background in a medical or healthcare environment. 
Knowledge of PC/data entry and medical terminology. 
Ability to type 50 wpm.
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is located in Grand Island, NE - Will you accept employment in Grand Island?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a high school education or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have clinical and/or phlebotomy experience in a healthcare environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If you do have clinical and/or phlebotomy experience in a healthcare environment, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  8. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted March 8, 2023
    Requisition Staff_12063
    Located In Grand island, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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