Sanford Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist | SMCF

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Nov 25, 2020
Ref
33131
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA

Shift: 10 Hours - Evening Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 35.00

Job Summary

Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing. Follows standard operating procedures and ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory requirements are met. Recognizes safety hazards and complies with all safety practices and protocols. Serves as a laboratory resource to other health care personnel and collaborates with other departments across the enterprise. Collects and processes lab specimens and performs clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods, in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures. May collect and manage samples of blood and other fluids from patients as needed. Demonstrate skill in use of equipment relevant to position. Demonstrates critical and independent judgement in decision-making and problem-solving. Demonstrates personal commitment to the principles, values, and ethics of the organization to promote a positive work environment. Seeks personal learning opportunities. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Department Details

This is a full-time position working 7 shifts on/7 off. Schedule will usually be Wednesday-Tuesday working 10 hours shifts on the evening.
Full benefits and incentive package available
Sanford Medical Center Fargo (SMCF) takes care to the next level - combining expertise and compassionate patient care. The 284-bed, Level 1 Trauma Center, provides services including emergency/trauma, Family Birth Center, Children’s Hospital, brain and spine surgery, heart surgery, interventional cardiology and general surgery. SMCF Laboratory has an exciting job opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to work in an integrated healthcare system using state of the art technology.
· Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical testing.
· On-site training

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in laboratory or biological sciences required.
Possess a national certification for Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or be registry eligible. Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-33131

Featured: No

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