Medical Lab Scientist - FT
This is a full time opportunity for an MLT / MT generalist in the laboratory at Northwest Medical Center working first and second shift as staffing dictates. Reports to clinical lab supervisors.
Summary: This is a generalist position that rotates through blood bank, hematology and chemistry. Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory, both automated and manual. Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed. Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Ensures that all tests are performed within turn around time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance. Performs and documents all corrective action taken when systems deviate from laboratory established performance criteria. Consistently uses critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and correct issues that may adversely affect test performance or patient results. Familiarity with principles and concepts of laboratory medicine is expected. ASCP / AMT certificate is preferred.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.