Medical Lab Scientist /Technologist - Opportunities in Lancaster County

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57134

Position Summary:


Career opportunities as Medical Lab Scientist /Technologist

WellSpan Health has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time, 5:30 pm to 1:30 am Medical Lab Scientists in Lancaster county.  Opportunity includes both Microbiology and Core Lab. Please apply today to begin your WellSpan employment journey. Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program

  Core Lab Technologist:

Core Lab Technologist’s duties include specimen processing, referral send-out testing, chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation testing with supervision as appropriate. Other duties include instrument maintenance, performing and evaluating quality control, supply inventory management, training of new employees and CLS students, performance of proficiency surveys, and any other special projects needed in the Core Lab.

Microbiology laboratory:

 Microbiology Laboratory responsibility's include, but are not limited to,  the following: Specimen accessioning and processing, performing stain and culture interpretations, molecular, enzymatic, and susceptibility testing, use and maintenance of a variety of instruments. A B.S. degree with ASCP certification is preferred.

General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Division Manager, performs a variety of technical and
general duties at a basic skills and knowledge level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
2 Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May
operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
3 Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
4 Innoculates, cultivates, classifies and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy
and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.
5 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended
6 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.
7 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs
coagulation testing.
8 Cuts, stains, and mounts specimens of human tissue. Performs special stains and/or immunohistochemical testing on
tissues as directed by the pathologist(s).
9 Prepares and maintains paraffin, reagents, and other solutions and stains according to standard formulas.
10 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.
11 May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.
12 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new
products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.
13 Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.


Required Skills

Bachelors Degree Required

MT (ASCP) Certification is required


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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