Medical Lab Aide - Microbiology (part-time)United Clinical Laboratories, Dubuque, IA
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United Clinical Laboratories (UCL) is a medical laboratory providing routine, emergency and reference laboratory services to Dubuque's major health care providers and people residing within a 50-mile radius.
UCL is recognized both locally and nationally for it's comittment to quality and it's innovative use of resources and technology.
UCL is a for-profit business venture owned by MercyOne Medical Center, UnityPoint Health, and Pathology Associates. The three owners created UCL in 1986 in anticipation of the current trends now seen in the health care industry. Pathology Associates has five board-certified pathologists located at MercyOne Medical Center-Dubuque and UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospitals. They provide clinical laboratory consultation to patients and physicians in the Tri-State area 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
UCL operates at five (5) sites: MercyOne Medical Center-Dubuque, MercyOne Medical Center-Dyersville, UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital, Medical Associates of Maquoketa, and Cathedral Square. UCL's mission is to provide reliable, timely and accurate laboratory results to physicians, providers, and patients.
UCL has 160 well-trained, highly skilled staff members, working both full and part time. Employment opportunities at UCL are wide-ranged, including traditional laboratory positions: medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, cytotechnologists, histotechnicians and phlebotomists. UCL also offers many non-traditional laboratory careers including: information technology, human resource management, materials management, accounting, and medical billing.
UCL has a strong committment to continuing education including tuition reimbursement, and support for transition from one position to another.
United Clinical Laboratories - Medical Lab Aide: Part-time position working every third weekend (typically 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM), plus one day during the week each bi-weekly pay period (weekday start/end time may vary slightly). Requires working one winter holiday, and one summer holiday. Training period includes week days. UCL's microbiology lab is located within MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center.
Follow established lab procedures in behind-the-scenes work (no direct patient care) to receive and set up culture specimens, properly label and plate specimens, and ensure patient data is correctly entered to the lab computer system. Specimens include body fluid and tissue such as urine, stool, strep, and sputum samples. The lab aide will process ova and parasite patient samples and may set up identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Requires minimum of a high school diploma (or GED). Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy or experience is a plus.
Benefits are available at 20 hours per bi-weekly pay period: paid time off (PTO), wellness incentives, life insurance and 401k plan.
To apply, email your resume to Angela in Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org (please indicate Lab Aide in the subject line).
Applicants can mail or drop off a resume and cover letter, or can stop by UCL's administrative offices weekdays between 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM for an application form: United Clinical Laboratories, 205 Bluff Street, Suite 1, Dubuque, IA 52001.
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