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Medical Lab Tech 2 – VUMC Diagnostic Laboratories
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville, TN
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/17/2021
Expire Date: 08/17/2021
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician
Job Description
Medical Lab Tech 2 – VUMC Diagnostic Laboratories
Job Summary:
$10,000.00 Signing Bonus and Relocation Stipend Signing Incentives
The Medical Lab Tech 2 performs routine clinical pathology testing and instrument management of laboratory services under occasional guidance. The Medical Lab Tech 2 has the authority, responsibility, and accountability for the accurate performance of laboratory test methodologies. These tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients and the evaluation of the patient’s response to treatment. The Medical Lab Tech 2 applies clinical knowledge to achieve accurate clinical test results, which leads to quality patient care outcomes.

Department/Unit Summary:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been rated the #1 Hospital in Nashville and the state of Tennessee by the US News & World Report. VUMC’s Diagnostic Laboratories - consisting of Laboratory Client Services (LCS), Clinical Pathology Services (CPS), Diagnostic Molecular & Genetics Services (DMGS), and Anatomic Pathology Services (APS) - have state-of-the-art automation and exceptional employees to meet the demands of accurately and timely performance of tests, while providing our patients and their families with enhanced and exceptional care. VUMC is rated in the Top 100 Most Wired Hospitals with advanced LIS systems and technologies.

Vanderbilt’s Diagnostic Laboratories support adult and pediatric care for inpatient and outpatient settings. Our fast-paced, team oriented culture gives you the opportunity to contribute to breakthroughs with healthcare advancements. We support your career growth with a comprehensive medical laboratory science program and an established Professional Advancement Ladder (PAL).

Position Shift:
Fulltime, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift openings at the moment
Please visit VUMC Careers for a full list of current openings with our diagnostic laboratories
Qualifications & Requirements
Position Qualifications:
MLS or MLT Categorical Equivalent Certification and Medical Technologist or Technician Licensure in the state of Tennessee. Allowed 120 days to obtain State of Tennessee categorical equivalent license. Considered 'in training' prior to license approval and 1 year of relevant work experience

License as a Medical Laboratory Technologist, generalist, Medical Laboratory Technician, or categorical, or
• Successful completion of CAHEA or NAACLS accredited medical laboratory science program or BS degree, or AS degree from an accredited institution with major in a biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science, or Equivalent education and experience per CLIA and the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board (1200-067-01-.22) for personnel performing high complexity testing, and ASCP or AMT medical laboratory scientist generalist, medical laboratory technician, or categorical certification, or equivalent certification. Allowed 120 days to obtain State of Tennessee license. Considered ‘in training’ prior to license approval.

• Prior diagnostic laboratory benchwork with high volumes and demanding turnaround times in an academic medical center or teaching hospital
Contact Information
Company Name: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Company Description:
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research. VUMC Recent Accomplishments Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments: · US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked. · Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology. · Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs. · The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital. · American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows · Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations. · National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement · Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
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