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Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)

We Are Hiring

St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York is seeking a part-time Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) to work in our Lab/Chemistry Department. Associates at St. Mary's are leaders who follow their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our Mission and to the service of others. Personalized care is our calling and teamwork is the way we provide it.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement and generous paid time off.

In this position, you will be responsible to work independently and perform routine diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens. You will be held accountable to performing your work in a proficient and accurate manner as our patients and care providers are counting on you and your work to help plan for the care of our patients. Your job will include the following responsibilities:

  • Perform, validates, interpret, documents and reports laboratory test results. May collect and process specimens.
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Execute and evaluates quality control and quality assurance procedures. Document and report as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Understand and participate in all aspects of clinical laboratory testing; pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical. Anticipate and maintain required supplies for uninterrupted testing.
  • Assist with data collection or special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in documentation, evaluation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staffstatistics/reports.
  • Assist in training and mentoring MLTs, new associates and students.

Why Join Ascension?

St. Mary’s Healthcare, based in Amsterdam, New York, provides a full range of outpatient services while featuring an award-winning acute care hospital, three Urgent Care Centers, multiple primary and pediatric health centers, specialty care including Cancer Medicine, Gastroenterology, OB-GYN, ENT, Surgical and Urology, inpatient and outpatient mental health services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned outstanding national rankings for excellence in medicine and patient safety.

 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital - NY, you will have the opportunity to perform 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):
    • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, medical laboratory scientist, human sciences or education qualifications as stated per CLIA requirements

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
 
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
 
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.

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Job ID: 405926
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: St. Mary's Healthcare, NY
Location: Amsterdam, NY

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