Certifying Scientist - Clinical Lab

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Opportunities with American Health Network, Part of Optum. When you join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves. At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. We're a physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. We're also an OptumCare partner, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. That's an important differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports work-life flexibility for providers and places a high value on their physical, emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

Location: American Health Network, Part of Optum - 12188B N Meridian St Carmel, IN 46032

Schedule: The schedule for this position can be flexible depending on the candidate's preference. It can begin as early as 8:00am or can stay as late as 9:30pm as long as an 8 hour work schedule is completed within those hours of operation.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position will primarily be responsible for performing extractions and reading liquid chromatography, but may also be cross trained to assist in other benches within the clinical lab listed below.
  • Perform routine and special laboratory assays of patient specimens in designated disciplines including chemistry, hematology, coagulation, immunology, urinalysis, and blood bank
  • Reviews patient results for accuracy and diagnostic correlation


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, medical technology, clinical lab science or related scientific discipline
  • Experience performing extractions and reading liquid chromatography

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience as a certifying scientist within a clinical lab environment
  • ASCP or AMT certified


Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Certifying Scientist, Medical Lab Technologist, Lab Tech, AMT, ASCP, liquid chromatography, AHN, American Health Network, Carmel, IN, Indiana

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