Sanford Health

Medical Laboratory Scientist - Core Lab

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Jan 31, 2018
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Required to perform clinical laboratory testing and other necessary duties to keep the department functioning smoothly. Will work with self discipline, good judgment, and considerable independence while following established standards of practice. Overall will demonstrate technical competency and will consult with leadership when necessary. Needs to recognize responsibilities of other laboratory and health care personnel and interact with respect for their jobs and patient care. Understand the use and limitations of laboratory instruments and equipment, must demonstrate proficiency in assigned areas, be able to learn and utilize new technology as laboratory medicine changes. Must be able to work with growth and development needs of unique client populations for the all age groups. Perform laboratory testing according to established standards and regulations to assist the provider in diagnosis and treatment of the patients.


This position is is a full time position at 36 hours a week, primarily working on the evening shift with the possibility of working the occasional night shift along with rotating weekends and holidays. Provide leadership in the education and training of new employees, students, other health care professionals, and the public. Work hours may include day shifts, evening shifts, night shifts, weekends and holidays.


Must have passed a national certification exam for Medical Technologist (MT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the requirements of SD licensure law. If the new graduate does not possess national certification at the time of hire, must become certified within one year of the date of hire. Must be a graduate of a Medical Lab Science Program of an NAACLS approved School of Laboratory Science. Must have at least a Baccalaureate Degree in an appropriate discipline.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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