Medical Lab Scientist
Great opportunity for an MLS/MLT full time 1st/2nd shift at Northwest Medical Center clinical laboratory. This is a generalist position working 1st or 2nd shift as staffing dictates.
With a $5,000 sign on bonus to qualified candidates.
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 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 standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of laboratory medicine is expected. ASCP or similar certification is preferred, hospital experience is a must.
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.