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Medical Lab Scientist - Core Laboratory

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Lab Scientist - Core Laboratory [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/Medical-Lab-Scientist---Core-Laboratory_R128040/apply) *Requisition* R128040 *Market* Lorain, Ohio *Department* Core Laboratory - Lorain *Shift* Evenings/Nights *Schedule* Full-time *Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**New hires eligible for $25k sign-on bonus for night shift!**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position*Medical Laboratory Scientists (sometimes referred to as clinical laboratory scientists, or medical technologists) are responsible for performing all aspects of testing on patient samples in an attempt to detect the absence or presence of a number of diseases. These medical professionals may examine a host of different types of samples, including various body fluids, feces, cells and tissues. Upon conclusion of the testing, the Medical Laboratory Scientist will report back to the ordering physician and consult with him or her about the results.*Essential Job Functions* Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures; interprets and analyzes results. Identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training and education. Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and validates lab equipment. Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control. Assists Lead, Supervisor, or Manager with inventory, schedules, and safety. Conducts competency assessments. May be responsible for developing and evaluating new methods of testing, depending on their experience and position.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.*Licensing/Certification*MLS Medical Lab Scientist Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)*Education*Bachelors, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science/Biology/Biochemistrythrough a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) approved program (required)*Work Experience*Externship program completed (required)*Training*None*Skills*Active ListeningService OrientationCoordinationVerbal and Written Communication SkillsProblem SolvingCustomer ServiceOrganizationTime ManagementKeyboardingMicrosoft OfficeTelephone SkillsLab Information SystemsLaboratory Diagnostic TestsAnalyze dataLaboratory equipmentQuality assurance and controlDocumentationFDA health laws and regulations.Medical Terminology*Working Conditions*Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptionsProlonged periods of working aloneOther: Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.*Physical Requirements*Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%Stoop/Kneel 1-33%Crawling 1-33%Climbing 1-33%Balance 67-100%Bending 1-33%Sitting 67-100%Walking 67-100%Standing 67-100%*Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards*Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposurePatient PopulationNeonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:* Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans* Prescription drug coverage* Flexible spending accounts* Life insurance w/AD&D* Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible* Paid time off* Educational Assistance* And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment status*S**cheduled Weekly Hours:*40*Work Shift: *Evenings/Nights *Department: *Core Laboratory - LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [recruitment@mercy.com](mailto:recruitment@mercy.com) [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/Medical-Lab-Scientist---Core-Laboratory_R128040/apply)

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