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Medical Lab Scientist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:Under general supervision, the Medical Technologist/MLS performs a variety of qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests, both manual and automated, of varying complexity to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.** EXTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a 2,500 SIGN ON BONUS & RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE**Posting SpecificsBenefits Eligible: YesShift Details: Day ShiftDepartment: Laboratory Transfusion - Primary Children's HospitalAdditional Details: Recent education or bench experience in transfusion is necessary.Job Essentials:Performs routine and STAT laboratory testing, reviews results for accuracy, problem solves, and reports accurate and timely information.Completes required quality control testing, maintains records and documentation necessary to fulfill regulatory agency requirements, and takes appropriate corrective action as necessary. Performs periodic regulatory reviews of quality control data.Performs preventative maintenance, cleaning, and calibration procedures according to SOPs and manufacturer's developed schedules.Performs proficiency testing and achieves satisfactory results related to all specialties or areas worked. May provide oversight / coordination of proficiency testing and review.Completes minimum number of required continuing education credits to maintain certification.May provide appropriate instruction to patients and their family members.Acts as a technical expert to co-workers and other departments. May mentor staff, deliver education, and foster customer service.May help maintain supply inventory, notifying supervisor when supplies are low.May prepare education materials and provide input on SOP revisions.May serve on hospital or system committees.May evaluate new equipment.May function as the key operator for assigned equipment.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory/medical technology science. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.Medical Technologist / Medical Lab Scientist certification or equivalent certification as approved by Manager and Human Resources. Certification must be maintained to remain in job.Demonstrated ability to use laboratory systems, databases, and spreadsheets.Demonstrated effective communication skills using email, telephone, and in person.Flexibility to work a variety of shifts that may include weekends, holidays, nights and on-call.Preferred Requirements:Experience with laboratory information systems. (SafeTrace, Cerner)Experience in transfusion services.Experience in pediatrics.Physical Requirements:Interact with others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information.Operate computers and complex and delicate lab equipment requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.See and read lab equipment, monitors, and documents.Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer or other equipment.Anticipated job posting close date:05/26/2024Location:Primary Childrens HospitalWork City:Salt Lake CityWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$30.34 - $46.84We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

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