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Medical Laboratory Scientist I (MLS)

Job ID: 970239
Facility: ECU Health Bertie
Dept: Laboratory
Location: Windsor, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Weekend
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 16, 2024

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Job Description

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About ECU Health Bertie Hospital

ECU Health Bertie Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 6-bed critical access hospital in Windsor. It is closely affiliated with ECU Health Medical Center and the telemedicine resources of The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The hospital offers high quality surgical, emergency and diagnostic services, as well as specialty and primary care clinics.

 

Position Summary

The Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) performs clinical laboratory tests by standard operating policies and procedures. Must understand method principles, perform quality control & calibrations, perform preventive maintenance, and analyze results as to accuracy, acceptability and critical limits. 

As a MLS, you will:

  • Prepare patient specimens as required for laboratory testing and perform laboratory tests specific to department
  • Monitor test results to assure test quality and validity
  • Communicate test results in a timely manner
  • Enter and retrieve data from laboratory computer systems
  • Clean and maintain laboratory equipment and environment
  • Demonstrate appropriate, caring behavior in the workplace, treating patients, their families, visitors and staff with respect and dignity
  • Works alternate shifts as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, phlebotomy

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or a biological, chemical, or physical science from an accredited institution
  • Bachelor's degree with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) in biology and chemistry, obtained within or in addition to the degree is also acceptable
  • For non-CLS/MT degrees, one year of experience in a clinical laboratory is required

Preferred:

  • Certification as MLS, BB, C, H or MB by ASCP or other nationally recognized certifying agency

Other Information

  • 40 hours a week
  • Saturday - Monday (7 am - 7 pm)
  • Career Level Availabilities / Growth Opportunities
  • Great Benefits

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Samantha Stewart, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

 

 

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