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* Medical Laboratory Scientist I

Company: HSHS St. John's Hospital Careers
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: Throughout communities in Illinois and Wisconsin, 15 hospitals, numerous community-based health centers and clinics, our 15,000+ colleagues have built a culture based on our solid core values of respect, care, competence, and joy. These are the ideals we believe in, work by, and live each day.Built upon more than 145 years of service to the communities we serve, we now look to the future and our place in it as a health care system that strives to continually improve processes, procedures, and outcomes with the latest and most advanced technologies and treatments.Regardless of how far our passion for excellence carries us, our focus will always remain on the most important person in our entire organization: The patient.HSHS requires COVID-19 vaccines or an approved medical or religious exemption for all colleagues.HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).HSHS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. Summary: This position is responsible for conducting a variety of tests on patient samples (blood, various body fluids, cells, and tissue, etc.) to detect the presence or absence of health conditions. Using biomedical instrumentation, microscopes, and computers to study samples obtained from patients, the Medical Laboratory Scientist provides data to physicians and health care providers for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Qualifications: EducationBachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), accredited Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) program OR Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and bachelor's degree with 2 years full time lab experience in an accredited lab. -ExperienceExperience in an accredited lab is preferred. -Certifications, Licenses and RegistrationsMedical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as:--- American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)--- National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA)--- American Medical Technologies (AMT)--- Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW)--- or other laboratory certifying agency is required.Colleagues hired prior to January 1, 2020 are exempt from this requirement.Certification must be received within 180 days of hire.Physician Enterprise: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification is preferred. -Physical Requirements: -

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