Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), York Hospital (Full Time) Evening

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 52228

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.Please click here to Learn more about WellSpan's new hire Incentives program.

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


   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

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

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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