Medical Laboratory Scientist

Christiana Care
Middletown, DE
May 19, 2017
May 22, 2017
Accountant, IT
Healthcare, Science
Full Time
Christiana Care Health System, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of A$ cents America's Best HospitalsA$ cents by US News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting for a Medical Lab Scientist for the Middletown Emergency Department to work the Weekend Program. You will need to work 3 out of 4 weekends in a 4 week schedule. This is a evening and midnight shift rotation. Experience in Chemistry and Hematology is strongly preferred. As Medical Lab Scientist I:Responsibilities:A$ cents A' cents Accurately performs all test procedures as listed in the procedure manual.A$ cents A' cents Performs and records all scheduled instrument preventative maintenance procedures.A$ cents A' cents Follows established quality control procedures, documenting corrective action if necessary. A$ cents A' cents Adheres to all turnaround times, documents calls as necessary, verifies critical values and specimen identification. A$ cents A' cents Verifies completion of all stat results and all routine results in a timely manner. A$ cents A' cents Records workload and other statistics into computer system as necessary.A$ cents A' cents Performs assigned work safely adhering to established department safety rules and practices.A$ cents A' cents Performs other related duties as instructed. Requirements:A$ cents A' cents Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. ASCP Certification preferred, not required. A$ cents A' cents Knowledge of clinical laboratory techniques and procedures.A$ cents A' cents Knowledge of infection control techniques and procedures.A$ cents A' cents Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy.A$ cents A' cents Ability to use automated laboratory equipment.A$ cents A' cents Oral and written communication skillsA$ cents A' cents At least one year of experience working as a Medical Technologist required. **Please note that if you are contacted for an HR interview, candidates must confirm qualifications by showing proof of one of the following to proceed: Possess Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited college/university including course in biological sciences, chemistry and math and successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientists program within the last 5 years 60 semesters or equivalent for an accredited institution that, at a minimum includes either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of Chemistry, 6 semester hours biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLS, or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60semester hours listed above), or at least three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual perform high complexity testing.Delaware lifestyles. People who live in and around Wilmington and Newark will tell you what a great region this is. A rewarding career with Christiana Care is your connection to it all. Here, you'll enjoy: Lower living costs and no sales tax. Excellent shopping, entertainment and restaurants. High-quality public and private schools, universities and colleges. Reliable public transportation, air and rail services. Short driving distances to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC Beautiful homes in welcoming neighborhoods. A choice of urban, suburban and rural locations. Delaware's pristine beaches, waterways and parks. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, MagnetA' (R) designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, US New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin