Medical Laboratory Scientist

Website Hospital Sisters Health System

Health Care; Allied Health Services; MLT/MLS

Job Description

Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLSs) perform laboratory procedures and use independent judgement in the major areas of the laboratory like: blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, or histology. By utilizing their expertise, MLSs demonstrate laboratory technical skills to other laboratory colleagues and healthcare professionals to support the delivery of high-quality patient care that supports the effective and efficient diagnosis and treatment of patient illnesses and conditions.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s – Required

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) program OR MLT(ASCP) and bachelor’s degree with 2 years full time lab experience in an accredited lab.

Physician Practice – Educational/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Sciences (including chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory) required.

Experience

No Experience Required

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Medical Technician or Medical Laboratory Scientist or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as

ASCP, NCA, AMT, HEW or other laboratory certifying agency is required. Certification must be received within 90 days of hire.

Physician Practice – Certificates, Licenses & Registrations Requirements: MLS certification, preferred.