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Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)

We Are Hiring

Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) - Lab Microbiology

St Thomas West D&T Bldg - Nashville,TN

Full-Time,Day : Dayshift; 40 hours per week; rotating weekends and holidays

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) Associate with Saint Thomas Health, you will have the opportunity to

Performs routine diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs, validates, interprets, documents and reports laboratory test results. May collect and process specimens.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Executes and evaluates quality control and quality assurance procedures. Documents and reports as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and participates in all aspects of clinical laboratory testing; pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical. Anticipates and maintains required supplies for uninterrupted testing.
  • Assists with data collection or special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in documentation, evaluation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staffstatistics/reports.
  • Assists in training and mentoring MLTs, new associates and students.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist credentialed from the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board prior to hire or transfer date.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 380471
Category: Laboratory
Facility: TNNAS Lab Plus LLC
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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