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Medical Lab Technician - Pediatric Cytogenetics


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Job Location

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States


Pay Grade: 4 - SEIU Pay Plan:


Job Description


Required Qualifications


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology program from an accredited institution, or:
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or a categorical/specialist certification in the appropriate laboratory discipline or eligible from American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency (NCA), or:
  • Successfully completed an official US military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) is required.
  • Six months to one year experience with project coordination including time management, decision making, and self-direction in biology, chemistry or allied health or a similar discipline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Selected candidates will be expected to successfully pass the ASCP Molecular Biology Technologist Certification exam within two years from the date of hire.


Desirable Qualifications


  • Greater than two years of demonstrated experience working in either a clinical laboratory and/or a cytogenetics research laboratory.
  • Demonstrated experience with human cell culture and/or fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH).
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, biological, or clinical laboratory sciences or related field is highly desirable.
  • Certification from American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or National Credentialing Agency (NCA) as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) is highly desirable.



Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on August 3, 2021.


Successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check.


This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

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