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The Medical Laboratory Scientist performs both routine and complex lab analyses and/or identification procedures on blood, tissue, and body fluids with minimal supervision. Assists management in monitoring quality control data to ensure results or procedures are accurate and precise.
This position supports Transfusion Services.
Required Education: Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field from an accredited institution. Employees hired before October 1, 2016 may be exempt from this education requirement if they meet CLIA qualifications for the appropriate level of testing for this position.
Preferred Education: Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from an accredited institution.
Required License: Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by ASCP, HEW, AMT, or NCA. If not certified at time of hire, must become certified by ASCP as a Medical Laboratory Scientist within the 1st year of employment. Employees hired before October 1, 2016 who at no time during their employment were certified may be exempt from the aforementioned certifications if they meet CLIA qualifications for the appropriate level of testing for this position.
Preferred License: Certification by ASCP as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Required Experience: Clinical rotation as MLS student.
Preferred Experience: One year post graduate Laboratory experience