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UCHealth Medical Laboratory Scientist-Molecular Diagnostics in Aurora, Colorado

$5,000.00 sign-on bonus (2-year commitment)


Performs laboratory testing in the Molecular Diagnostics section of the University of Colorado Hospital Laboratory.

Position Details:

FTE Status: Full Time

Shift: Various available, primarily evening and night shift including weekends and holidays


• Performs diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents, and reports test results.

• Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance, and troubleshooting.

• Complies with good laboratory practice and regulatory requirements.

• Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement, and ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to successfully work in a fast-paced environment, and take appropriate action.



• Preferred: American Society for Clinical Pathology, Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist

Other possible credentialing:

• Minimum required: Bachelor’s degree in related field and graduate of an accredited Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist program.

• Required Licensure/Certification: Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) or as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or categorical ASCP certification in a laboratory specialty/sub-specialty as applicable to job responsibilities. State licensure if required by law. Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire. Relevant certification as determined at position level.


• Preferred: Experience in a clinical laboratory performing moderate and high complexity

molecular diagnostics testing. Specifically experience with Roche Cobas 6800, GeneXpert,

Hologic Panther, Thermofisher KingFisher and Quant Studios, and/or Biofire FilmArray


The Molecular Diagnostics section of the UCH Clinical Laboratory is a strong team with a long standing history of providing excellent infectious disease testing to our patients, the Colorado community, and the nation at large. We are currently providing COVID PCR testing in a very dynamic environment which has included cutting edge technologies not available at many other facilities. If you have the desire to make a difference…a substantial difference…apply today.

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