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Medical Laboratory Scientist - General Laboratory

Company: WellSpan Health
Location: Gettysburg
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Manager, performs a variety of technical and general duties at a basic skills and knowledge level. Functions in one or more laboratory divisions.Duties and ResponsibilitiesPerforms routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision, records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.Inoculates, cultivates, classifies, and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended recipient.May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs coagulation testing.Prepares and maintains reagents, and other solutions and stains according to standard formulas.Trains other employees in day-to-day procedures.May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.Identifies safety concerns, instrument issues and other opportunities for process improvement, collaborating with others in problem solvingQualificationsBachelor's Degree in Medical technology or a related scienceCompletion of student clinical rotationsMLS(ASCP) or categorical, (eg: H(ASCP), M(ASCP), etc.) or AMT within one year of date of employmentCertified as a medical laboratory scientist or equivalent preferred

Keywords: WellSpan Health, Ellicott City , Medical Laboratory Scientist - General Laboratory, Healthcare , Gettysburg, Maryland

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