Sanford Health Medical Laboratory Scientist (PRN) - Core Lab in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist (PRN) | Core Lab | Aberdeen, SD

City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Department : CORE LAB

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Collects and processes lab specimens and performs clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods, in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures. Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing. Ensures all medical laboratory safety standards and quality requirements are met. Serves as a laboratory resource to other health care personnel. Must utilize critical and independent judgement in decision-making and problem-solving.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists in preparing specimens and performing basic clinical laboratory testing; adheres to laboratory safety standards and quality requirements throughout all procedures. Performs basic clinical laboratory testing procedures, including manual and automated routine blood tests, in accordance with detailed instructions. Utilizes relevant techniques to prepare clinical specimens for laboratory examinations, following institutional protocols and principles. Operates various equipment for clinical laboratory tests. Calibrates and maintains instruments according to relevant standards. Ensures all medical laboratory safety standards and quality requirements are met.

QUALIFICATIONS

Possess a national certification for Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or be registry eligible. Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Bachelors degree in Laboratory or Biological Sciences required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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across the region and around the world.

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City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req23811