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Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MLT/MT) (Laboratory - Niles)

Lakeland Hospital - Niles - Niles, MI
Regular Part-time (48+ hours) Variable days 0600 to 1430 with weekends 1000 to 1830 Day Shift
Responsibilities:
· Performs simple to complex clinical laboratory tests in one or more sections of the laboratory. Work requires a professional level of knowledge in order to perform, interpret and record patient test results, especially those which are abnormal or atypical.
· Duties may vary by assigned area but include quality control performance and interpretation, basic instrument maintenance and troubleshooting, proficiency testing assignments and basic inventory management.
· Independently performs patient testing in one or more sections of the laboratory (Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood Bank) according to laboratory procedures and established turnaround times.
· Includes waived, moderate and high complexity tests. Testing includes knowledge of specimen acceptability requirements and result interpretation.

Requirements:
· Certification as a medical laboratory scientist required (ASCP) or certification eligible. Bachelor or Associates of Science degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science or chemical, physical or biological science required.
· Applies theoretical knowledge to test information to insure accurate results.
· Manages multiple priorities maintaining accurate and timely test results.
· Communicates appropriate information to team members, patient care personnel and physicians.
· Works as a team member: shares information on workload and problems helps co-workers as needed; escalate issues as appropriate.