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Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Laboratory Technician (Full Time) (Nights)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Riverside
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Laboratory Technician (Full Time) (Nights)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services, Lab
Schedule: Nights
Work Type: Full time
Department: Automated Testing Laboratory Team
Date Posted: 04/15/2024
Job ID: R-51451
Job SummaryPerforms and reports various analyses from 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

  • 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.
  • 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 third-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 600+ bed -Level I trauma and comprehensive stroke center -AND perform testing for the entire nine-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.Benefits start on day one -of employment and include comprehensive health coverage, generous PTO, 5% retirement contribution, fertility and IVF coverage, 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. - -Education Qualification and Details -Medical Laboratory Scientist: -
    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of an -ASCP/NAACLS-accredited -Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science 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' experience in a role equivalent to that of a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) 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 and is welcomed. US Army 68K Medical Laboratory Specialist, 71E Clinical Laboratory Scientist, US Navy Medical Laboratory Technician, US Air Force Medical Laboratory Technician 4T0X1 and Biomedical Laboratory Officer (43TX) and related medical specialties. -Geisinger benefits include, but are not limited to: -
        • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, that starts day one of employment
        • Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
        • Company-paid life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance
        • Competitive 401(K) plan that includes an automatic 5% Geisinger contribution starting day one of employment
        • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time more quickly
        • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn monetary incentives
        • Family support that includes adoption assistance, IVF and IUI coverage, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.*Qualified applicants are those individuals who have not worked in a full- or part-time capacity for Geisinger Medical Laboratories in the last 18 months.#nchn
          EducationBachelor's Degree-Business Administration/Management (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Preferred)
          ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Laboratory (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/Medical Laboratory Technician (Full Time) (Nights), Healthcare , Riverside, Pennsylvania

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