Technologist - Medical Lab Scientist

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56413

Position Summary:

NIGHT SHIFT

ROTATING WEEKEND & HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

 

General Summary:

 


Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Division Manager, performs a variety of technical and general duties at an advanced skill level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Functions independently with minimal supervision.

 

 


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 Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
5 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.
6 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.
7 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended
recipient.
8 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.
9 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs
coagulation testing.
10 May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.
11 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.
12 Participates in department specific and/or system-wide projects of varying scope and duration.
13 Assists in implementing policies and procedures for department operation.
14 Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

Required Skills

       

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

 

 

Minimum Experience

2 - 3 years experience as a medical lab scientist

 

 

Preferred Experience

3 - 5 years

 

 

Min Field Of Expertise         

Medical technology or a related science

 

 

Req Cert/Registration          

Experienced certified generalist or categorical certification (e.g., MLT(ASCP), HT(ASCP), MT (ASCP), etc.)


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 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 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

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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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