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MLT/MLS FT Evening Shift - Southside Medical Center Laboratory

Requisition R109819 Market Petersburg, Virginia Department Laboratory - Clinical - Southside RMC - Petersburg Shift Afternoons/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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Medical Lab Tech (MLT)

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Medical Lab Technicians (MLT) assist physicians and other specialists by performing all aspects of testing on blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids, the results of which can then be used to diagnose and treat patients. Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to make appropriate determinations.

Essential Job Functions

•             Performs routine, moderate, and highly complex laboratory diagnostic tests.

•             Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to determine the presence, extent, cause, and treatment of disease.

•             Follows quality control programs, assuring the accuracy and reliability of test results. 

•             Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control.

•             Monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instruments and equipment. 

•             Assist with training of new employees and students in the use of lab equipment and testing procedures.

•             Performs computer function on both Lab Information Systems (LIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS).

•             Participates in continuing education in respective areas of expertise. 

•             Assists with inventory control.                     

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification

MLT Medical Laboratory Technician Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)

Education

Must have one of the following:

Associates, Medical Lab Technology

Completed at least 60 semester hours (including six hours of chemistry and six of biology) of academic credit from a college or university accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency and have successfully completed a medical lab technician program by a nationally accredited agency

Completed a 50-week U.S. military medical laboratory training course within the past ten years

Work Experience

2 years of technical experience in a clinical laboratory setting (preferred)

or

Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)

Job Description

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Medical Laboratory Scientists (sometimes referred to as clinical laboratory scientists, or medical technologists) are responsible for performing all aspects of testing on patient samples in an attempt to detect the absence or presence of a number of diseases. These medical professionals may examine a host of different types of samples, including various body fluids, feces, cells and tissues. Upon conclusion of the testing, the Medical Laboratory Scientist will report back to the ordering physician and consult with him or her about the results.

Essential Job Functions

•             Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures; interprets and analyzes results. 

•             Identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training and education.

•             Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and validates lab equipment.

•             Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control.

•             Assists Lead, Supervisor, or Manager with inventory, schedules, and safety.

•             Conducts competency assessments.

•             May be responsible for developing and evaluating new methods of testing, depending on their experience and position.                     

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification

MLS Medical Lab Scientist Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)

Education

Bachelors, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science/Biology/Biochemistry

through a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) approved program (required)

Work Experience

Externship program completed (required)

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Afternoons/Evenings

Department:

Laboratory - Clinical - Southside RMC - Petersburg

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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