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Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS or Medical Laboratory Technician MLT

Company: Geisinger
Location: Hegins
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS or Medical Laboratory Technician MLT - GMC Automated Testing Laboratory - Full Time - Evenings
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Schedule: Evenings
Work Type: Full time
Department: Automated Testing Laboratory Team
Date Posted: 05/15/2024
Job ID: R-62135
Job Summary$12,500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!

Performs and reports various analyses of multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Job Duties

  • Demonstrates proficiency and competency in obtaining accurate results by following established procedures.
  • Maintains an expected level of productivity.
  • Manages multiple work processes efficiently.
  • Completes tasks in a timely manner.
  • Handles specimens properly.
  • Confirms identification and specimen suitability.
  • Uses appropriate accessioning procedures.
  • Recognizes discrepancies on patient orders.
  • Resolves and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
  • Performs and records instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control.
  • Replenishes reagents and supplies according to established protocols.
  • Follows established reporting procedures, computerized, verbal, and manual as appropriate.
  • Records and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
  • Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications as needed for job functionality.
  • Assists in the training and orientation of new employees.
  • Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
  • Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position Details$12,500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS! As a generalist with our second shift medical laboratory team, you'll work in multiple areas and refine your skills through time spent in blood bank, toxicology, urinalysis, chemistry, hematology, and more! As a member of the laboratory team at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), you'll support a 500+ bed Level I trauma and comprehensive stroke center AND perform testing for the entire eight-hospital system. This role will do automated, semi-automated, and manual testing in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.With the volume of specimens processed at GMC, you'll test abnormal specimens daily in addition to completing life-saving routine testing like hemoglobin A1C, lipids, kidney function, drug screens, and volatiles. You'll also work with state-of-the-art automated testing equipment and support quality control measures, troubleshoot instrumentation, and verify results on front-end processing equipment. This position will also have the opportunity to learn flow cytometry.Benefits start on day one of employment and include comprehensive health coverage, generous PTO, 5% retirement contribution, and more! Geisinger supports your continued education and certification. Tuition reimbursement is available for all full-time employees for job-related undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. This position qualifies for shift differential and voluntary staffing incentives as schedules require!Education Qualification and Details -Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist: -
    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of an ASCP/NAACLS-accredited Medical Technology program OR; -
    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP categorical certification OR; -
    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND at least two years' experiencen in a clinical laboratory -
    • HEWMedical Lab Technician: -
      • Associate degree in a laboratory science with certification (or eligible new graduate) from an accredited institution as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) -Military experience will be considered. US Army 68K Medical Laboratory Specialist, US Navy Medical Laboratory Technician, US Air Force Medical Laboratory Apprentice. -
        EducationBachelor's Degree- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Preferred)
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Harrisburg , Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS or Medical Laboratory Technician MLT , Healthcare , Hegins, Pennsylvania

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