Technologist II/Medical Lab Scientist

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 55998

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 an advanced skill level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Functions independently with minimal supervision.

 


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 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

Qualifications:

 

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience 2 - 3 years

Preferred Experience 3 - 5 years

Min Field Of Expertise Medical technology or a related science

Req Cert/Registration Experienced certified generalist (e.g., MLS(ASCP),HT(ASCP),HT (ASCP) or categorical certification (e.g., H(ASCP), M(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

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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