Medical Lab Scientist MPLS (Eve/Night), Minneapolis, Minnesota

Created 10/23/2020
Reference 11381820
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Minneapolis
Zip 55402
Salary Competitive
About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org .

Department Overview

The laboratories at Children's Hospitals and Clinics are full service facilities that offer a complete spectrum of laboratory techniques for the evaluation of pediatric disorders. Laboratories are located on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses and and provide services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Virology, Serology, Blood Bank, Immunology/Flow Cytometry, Histology and Pathology.

Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for specimen processing, test performance, test result reporting and specimen collection. The MLS provides service in one or more sections of the laboratory with a high level of accuracy, precision and timeliness and ensures compliance with departmental and regulatory agency standards. Service is provided to patients of all age groups. Provides oversight and work direction to MLTs and phlebotomists in the absence of management. Non-technical duties include taking supply inventories, stocking supplies, cleaning and maintaining work area, equipment and instrumentation.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemistry or Biology or related fields.

Certified as a Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Scientist by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) board of registry or equivalent professional organization per CLIA standards. Certification must be completed by the first year of employment and kept current according to ASCP standards.

License/Certification/Registration required:
*NCA, ASCP or equivalent.

Education:
*Baccalaureate degree or equivalent (CLIA '88 regulations).

Experience:
*Previous experience in a health care setting.
*Previous pediatric phlebotomy experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
*Requires a baccalaureate or equivalent.
*Computer skills.
*Detail oriented.
*Must be highly organized, efficient, and multifunctional. Must have good communications skills.
*Ability work independently as well as in a team.

Physical Demands

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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Employer Children's Minnesota

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