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.



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.


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.