Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Gettysburg Hospital (PRN)

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 54575

Position Summary:

 

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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
recipient.
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

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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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