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Medical Lab Scientist I - Generous Sign On Bonus and Tuition Reimbursement

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Fremont
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

  • Purpose of Job
    • A Medical Laboratory Scientist that conducts diagnostic laboratory tests that are important in detecting, analyzing, and treating a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions.
    • Job Requirements
      • Education
        • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Medical Laboratory Science, or Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical Technology required.
        • or
        • Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a Certificate from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Laboratory Science (MLS)/Medical Technology (MT)/Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) program required.
        • License/Certifications
          • Current Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent required within 6 months of hire or will be demoted to a non-certified position.
          • Experience
            • 1 year of experience in applicable section of laboratory is preferred.
            • Skills
              • Knowledge of medications and treatments used in patient care required.
              • Skilled in critical thinking for determining alternative solutions or solving problems required.
              • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
              • Skilled in operating a computer, including a computer mouse and keyboard, required.
              • Able to follow written and verbal instructions required.
              • Able to work in a diverse environment required.
              • Able to work as a team required.
              • Able to keep patient information confidential required.
              • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
              • Physical Requirements
                • Physical
                  • Weight Demands
                    • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
                    • Physical Activity
                      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
                        • Crawling
                        • Sitting
                        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
                          • Climbing
                          • Carrying
                          • Crouching
                          • Keyboarding/typing
                          • Kneeling
                          • Stooping/bending
                          • Twisting
                          • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
                            • Balancing
                            • Distinguish colors
                            • Fingering/Touching
                            • Grasping
                            • Hearing
                            • Lifting
                            • Pulling/Pushing
                            • Reaching
                            • Repetitive Motions
                            • Seeing/Visual
                            • Speaking/talking
                            • Standing
                            • Walking
                            • Environmental
                            • Hazards
                              • Not Related: - Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
                              • Rare (1-33%):
                                • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
                                • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
                                • Explosives (pressurized gas)
                                • Occasionally (34%-66%): - Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
                                • Frequent (67%-100%):
                                  • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
                                  • Electrical Shock/Static
                                  • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
                                  • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
                                  • Essential Job Functions
                                    • Essential Functions I
                                      • Perform duties of a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
                                        • Accurately perform, evaluate appropriateness and report tests/analyses requested on patient specimens on all assigned routine benches.
                                        • Utilizes time efficiently to complete assignments and assist coworkers.
                                        • Quality control is completed and documented 100% of the time.
                                        • Calibration is completed and documented 100% of the time.
                                        • Routine maintenance is completed and documented 100% of the time.
                                        • Compliant per PPE guidelines 100% of the time.
                                        • Accommodates patient and laboratory needs by professionally responding to requests for flexibility in duties, schedules, and staffing.
                                        • Document orientation, training, and education to ensure employee competence, provide excellent services, and meet accreditation requirements by effective verbal or written communication.
                                          • Organizational and department competencies are completed 100% of the time.
                                          • Evidence that new procedures and major procedure revisions are read and understood.
                                          • Maintains knowledge of regulatory and accreditation agency requirements and in quality assurance activities.
                                            • Proficiency testing is completed as assigned and submitted by the deadline.
                                            • Assists technical coordinator or section leader with problem resolution and follow up reports for proficiency tests as requested.
                                            • Assists with the completion of quality control and Quality Assurance activities.
                                            • Achieves section/organization quality goals.
                                            • Essential Functions II
                                              • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
                                              • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.
                                              • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Medical Lab Scientist I - Generous Sign On Bonus and Tuition Reimbursement, Healthcare , Fremont, Nebraska

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