Medical Lab Scientist/ Microbiology - Afternoon
$5,000 Sign on Bonus for eligible, experienced Medical Lab Scientist's!
Full time afternoon position for an MLT / MLS in the Microbiology Department at Northwest Medical Center. Must have prior hospital Microbiology experience.
Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the Microbiology department in the clinical laboratory. 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. Sets up cultures, identifies microorganisms, performs molecular testing and antibiotic sensitivities, other duties as required.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Associate of Science degree or experience, education or other parameters that meet CLIA Federal Register requirement.
Preferred: Bachelor of Science degree; qualified as MT/MLS through a recognized certification agency such as ASCP or AMT with experience and examination."
Preferred: 1 year experience in clinical laboratory environment
Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Excellent skills in customer relations. Demonstrates the constant ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload. Ability to respond to multiple situations and questions that require sound judgments and action for quality patient care.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three 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.