LAB - Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT) 36 hrs/wk, 3rd shift
Company: Blanchard Valley Hospital
Posted on: September 18, 2023
NOTE: The $15,000 signing bonus requires a 2 year commitment to
BVHS and current associates are not eligible for this bonus or PRN,
restrictions apply. PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION The purpose of a
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS/MT) is to obtain specimens for
laboratory testing, performs laboratory tests on various
instruments and consisting of hematological, blood banking,
chemical, microscopic, or microbiology examinations. Sets up
laboratory instruments; performs and assesses quality control
studies; maintains and repairs laboratory instruments. Shows
ability to work with a minimum of supervision. Demonstrates good
judgement in reviewing test results. Uses good technique
consistently. JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
- Duty 1: -Organizes department. Develops orientation protocol.
Orients and teaches students as necessary. Regularly demonstrates a
thorough knowledge of current job duties. Keeps aware of new
techniques in the field by reading and attending meetings.
Participates actively in laboratory staff meetings. Keeps abreast
of posted information from memos, minutes of meetings and
department communication logs.
- Duty 2: -Uses customer's name and smiles when communicating. Is
timely in response to customers' needs. Communication reflects BVHA
script, (please refer to winning phrases in the handbook) and
culture of Service Excellence. Practices effective communication
skills, i.e. listening, phone skills, etc. Performance reflects
relationship to BVHA mission and values. Maintains clean, neat,
professional appearance, i.e. wears ID badge, and complies with
department dress code.
- Duty 3: Obtains blood specimens using correct technique, labels
legibly and completely. Properly processes laboratory requisitions
and specimens. Insures that adequate supplies are available for
assigned departments. Keeps work area clean and neat. Makes sure
area is disinfected regularly
- Duty 4: -Performs routine daily set-up and maintenance
procedures on laboratory equipment. Records all data in proper
place, evaluates and repairs if data is outside specifications.
Informs Coordinator or Laboratory Director of any malfunctioning
laboratory equipment or reagents. Troubleshoots, repairs, or calls
repair person when necessary. Performs with a minimum of errors.
Works neatly and with accuracy regardless of volume of work. Helps
Coordinator evaluate and set up new laboratory procedures or
- Duty 5: Completed assignments reflect an average rating or
better for quality of work. Shows willingness to assist other
laboratory personnel as time permits. Works at a suitable pace. Can
adjust as workload increases. Maintains organization of area in
spite of frequent interruptions.
- Duty 6: -Maintains quality control records. Assesses quality
control results to ensure good test results are reported. Follows
proper procedure when found to be in an out-of-control situation.
Demonstrates good understanding of Quality Control. Makes sure to
communicate to other personnel any quality control or instrument
problem, especially between shifts. Reviews quality control data to
ensure good quality of work is being maintained. Correctly monitors
and evaluates quality control information.
- Duty 7: -Properly records results on report forms including
date and initials. Shows good judgment in determining accuracy of
reported laboratory results. Consistently reviews other pertinent
laboratory data to better assess abnormal test results.
- Duty 8: -Shows good organizational skills to ensure the
patient's results are available in a timely manner. Prioritizes
correctly to ensure that most important work is completed first.
Plans for the effective insertion of STATS into a busy schedule.
Uses systematic approach to all areas of work.
- Duty 9: -Interacts well with patients. Interacts well with
physicians. Cooperates with other professionals both inside and
outside the lab. Consistently maintains a cheerful professional
manner. Makes suggestions in a positive, tactful manner.
- Duty 10: This position is classified "at risk" for possible
occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HCV, HIV,
etc.). Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the
patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual
must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and
development over the life span and possess the ability to assess
data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate
information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative
to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as
described in the area's policies and procedures.
- Duty 11: -Is punctual and is present when scheduled. Adheres to
attendance policy - please document absences, occurrences and
tardiness REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Graduate of a NAACLS approved medical laboratory scientist
educational program with clinical experience and coursework
necessary to be Board Eligible to take MLS(ASCP) or MT(ASCP)
- Applicant must be certified or must become certified as one of
the following within 12 months of hire date: - MLS/MT(ASCP).
- College transcript required.
- Individual must be customer focused, service oriented and be
able to communicate effectively both verbally and in written
- Individual must be able to work independently as well as in a
- Individual must be organized, able to prioritize, work in a
fast pace environment and have excellent problem solving
- Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication
skills required along with a demonstration of leadership.
- The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the
- The individual must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of
computers, telephone operations and other office equipment in order
to carry out the duties of this position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Member of a professional laboratory organization PHYSICAL
DEMANDS This position requires a full range of body motion with
intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting,
kneeling, twisting, sitting and standing. This individual will be
required to sit four hours, also stand/walk up to five hours per
day. The individual must be able to lift twenty to fifty pounds and
reach work above the shoulders. The associate must be able to use
foot controls and have the ability to distinguish colors.
Individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to
perform daily tasks. This position requires corrected vision and
hearing in the normal range. The associate must be able to work at
a high rate of speed. This position is classified "at risk" for
possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV,
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