Clinical Lab Scientist - New Graduates
Job ID: R0033610 | Medical Laboratories | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an Clinical Lab Scientist 1.

Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes.
  • Performs patient and Quality Control (QC) testing, develops skills and maintains competency in assigned laboratory areas.
  • Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents.
  • Monitors equipment performance, diagnoses malfunctions, and makes repairs or initiates service requests
  • Ensures a smooth transition to the next shift.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of quality, safety and compliance programs.
  • Investigates, documents and resolves routine problems or complaints.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.



  • Education: Associate's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) or Bachelor's degree in biology/chemistry or related science. The department will only consider candidates that have either medical laboratory experience or training.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 18 months of hire.


Job requires sitting for prolonged periods. Repetitive motion: typing. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull < 20 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious disease.


This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for a Clinical Lab Scientist 1. Additional compensation is available if you are hired into a higher level on the Clinical Ladder. Placement on the clinical ladder will be discussed during the recruitment process.

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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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