Medical Lab Scientist/MLT - FT - Nights
This is a full time NIGHT SHIFT position for a qualified MLS (MT) / MLT at our beautiful, new facility on the east side, Northwest Medical Center Houghton. Generalist position covering blood bank, hematology and clinical chemistry. ASCP or equivalent is preferred
Position Summary: Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the hospital 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 per departmental policy. Assists customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Ensures that all tests are performed within turnaround 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 standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of laboratory medicine is expected. ASCP or equivalent certification is preferred, familiarity with Cerner LIS is a plus.
Opening early 2022, Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton 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.