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Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory (IDDL) located in the Mayo building at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center-East Bank has a fulltime, 10 hour, night shift MLS/MT, Monday Friday 8:30 pm 7:00am, with every other weekend and rotating holidays). Schedule may change to meet the needs of the department. Phlebotomy not required!IDDL performs approximately 700,000 Microbiology and Virology tests annually. We span the spectrum from manual reading of bacteriology cultures to state of the art PCR testing. IDDL offers expertise in the following areas: Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, and Virology.This position is also eligible for a shift incentive bonus of up to $2,000, paid out every 6 months. Shift incentive bonus is pro-rated based on FTE.We offer competitive Benefits, including Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement.Interview ProcessWe may send you a link to complete a video interview. This is an outstanding way to showcase who you are and why you want to work for us plus we have the ability to share it directly with our leaders!Responsibilities/Job Description:The Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist (MLS/MT) functions independently in performing all major work responsibilities of professional laboratory practice. A MLS/MT performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. The MLS/MT correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. The MLS/MT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to improve customer experience. The MLS/MT participates in laboratory performance improvement activities.Job expectations include: following established guidelines to obtain specimens and prioritize work, recognizing problems and takes appropriate measures to resolve them, evaluating testing results for accuracy and appropriate intervention, demonstrating understanding of and commitment to Laboratory Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement and Laboratory Compliance Programs, orienting and mentoring new employees and students, demonstrating ability to deliver care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served. Other duties may be assigned.Qualifications:Required QualificationsBachelors in a related laboratory field including the related lab practicum or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA 88.Possess or be eligible to receive appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification (ASCP or AMT). HEW certification is also recognized. If not certified, must obtain certification within 1 year of hire. Preferred QualificationsPrefer BS in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical TechnologyCertification in Microbiology Desired SkillsDemonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situationsAbility to exercise independent judgmentDemonstrate good manual dexterity.by Jobble

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