Job Summary: 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.
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
ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina
Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.