The University of Texas Medical Branch Medical Lab Scientist, Lab Services - Chemistry (up to 19 hours per week) in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field. Must obtain certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Board of Histocompatibility or Immunogenetics (ABHI), as appropriate, within 12 months of hire.


Medical Laboratory Scientist, Laboratory Services provides technical skills necessary to perform and report moderate or highly complex laboratory tests within a division of the clinical laboratory.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is from $25.77 to $38.65 per hour for up to 19.99 hours per week. This position is not eligible for benefits.

This is a pay Band Code PC14.

Specific Job Related Duties

  • Makes varied or specialized chemical, bacteriological, serological, hematological and related examinations efficiently, prioritizes and organizes workload.

  • Assesses and processes incoming samples properly.

  • Reviews and interprets data related to normal values based on age, sex and other pertinent conditions and reports patient results accurately with all required documentation.

  • Maintain reports as stated in procedures.

  • Interacts with other healthcare professionals in the interpretation of test results, following procedures.

  • Performs, records and evaluates quality control data according to procedures including checking expiration dates and documentation of QC performance before use.

  • Performs and documents required maintenance procedures as assigned; monitors inventory for proper levels and notifies person responsible for ordering and receives and stores supplies when delivered.

  • Perform maintenance and quality control measures for laboratory instruments and equipment, as directed and assigned.

  • Instruct and teach other employees, students and others.

  • Participate in evaluations of new tests or instruments, as assigned.

  • Review and suggest revisions for test procedures.

  • Adhere to all safety protocols in each laboratory area.

Closing Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Casual (<=19.99, no schedule)

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Medical Lab Scientist, Lab Services - Chemistry (up to 19 hours per week)

Job ID: 49469

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HOSPT