Medical Lab Scientist/MT - FT
FT day shift position for a qualified Med Lab Scientist / MT at our new facility, Northwest Medical Center Houghton. Performs generalist duties in blood bank, clinical chemistry and hematology. ASCP certification preferred.
Up to $5,000.00 sign on bonus for qualified/experienced Med Lab Scientist
Job Summary: Performs moderate and high complexity tests 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. Consistently monitors specimens to ensure that each specimen is appropriate for the test methodology utilized. 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 instrument maintenance per departmental procedure; documenting 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. Good critical thinking skills and familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of laboratory medicine are expected. ASCP certification or equivalent.
Opening late 2021 or early 2022, Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 70-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.