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HSHS Medical Group

O'Fallon , Illinois
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Medical Laboratory Scientist | Full-time | Days

HSHS Medical Group
O'Fallon, Illinois Full time
Posted on May 10, 2018

Medical Laboratory Scientist | Full-time | Days

O'Fallon, ILLINOIS

Apply online at: http://www.hshsmedicalgroup.org/Join_Our_Team

 

Position Summary

Performs, interprets, and correlates laboratory procedures that require the broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility with minimal technical supervision. Maintains equipment and records; performs quality assessment activities related to test performance; consultant or researcher within a medical laboratory setting. Subsumes all aspects of the Technician's role. Responsibilities may include: Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis; Performs full range of chemical, microbiologic, immunologic, hematologic and immuno-hematologic laboratory procedures as appropriate to Section; Differentiates and resolves technical, instrument, and physiologic causes of problems or unexpected test results; Participates in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures in laboratory; Incorporates principles of educational methodology in the instruction of laboratory colleagues, other healthcare professionals and patients.

 

Education

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) program OR MLT(ASCP) and bachelor's degree with 2 years full time lab experience in an accredited lab.

 

Bachelors-Required

 

Physician Practice - Educational/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Sciences (including chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory) required.

 

Experience

No Experience Required

 

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Medical Technician or Medical Laboratory Scientist or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as

ASCP, NCA, AMT, HEW or other laboratory certifying agency is required. Certification must be received within 90 days of hire.

 

Physician Practice - Certificates, Licenses & Registrations Requirements: MLS certification, preferred.

 

HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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