Medical Laboratory Scientist or Technician (MLS or MLT - ASCP) - FT, 32 hours weekly in McMinnville, OR at Willamette Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/16/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Medical Laboratory Scientist provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses on blood, body fluid and other specimen types.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science preferred, or Bachelor degree, preferably in a physical or biologic science, with an Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) certification by ASCP, or equivalent. Registry eligible may also be considered.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English.
  • One year of generalist experience preferred.

May also consider candidates who meet the qualifications of Medical Laboratory Technician, with an Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, and Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification by ASCP, or equivalent.

Essential Job Functions

  • Specimen handling, including collection, labeling and processing of specimens. May perform special procedures.
  • Performs testing and specimen analysis as well as proficiency testing.
  • Performs, analyzes and documents quality control.
  • Maintains equipment in proper working order.
  • Uses the Laboratory Information System to obtain and record data and issue results
  • Follows and maintains competency on all policies and standard operating procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Strong Computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
  • Ability to work varied shifts

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)