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Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)

We Are Hiring

Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) - General Lab Anc 001 - Full-Time Night, 40 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Lee Hospital - Dowagiac, MI

Sunday through Thursday 11p to 7:30a

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, 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:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC). 
    • Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC). 
    • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB). 
    • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT). 

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • Experience preferred. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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.

Job ID: 422164
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Dowagiac, MI

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