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Buchanan County Health Center ***Sign On Bonus***Medical Lab Scientist/Medical Lab Tech in Independence, Iowa

  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • The Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) coordinates and participates in a variety of complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This is a generalist position, which includes microbiology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology, hematology, coagulations, and some phlebotomy. Medical Technologist coordinates and participates in a variety of complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology/Laboratory Science, chemical biological or related degree is required.

  • Board certification (ASCP, NCA, AMT) as a MLS, MT, CLS or MLT is required.

  • Basic Life Support certification required.

  • In addition to meeting the educational and/or license requirement(s) associated with this position, must be able to provide documentation (copy of transcript or diploma) to verify completion of education. At a minimum, documentation provided must be for the applicable college diploma(s) and board certifications.

  • WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated competence in the area of laboratory procedures required.

  • A minimum of 6 months clinical laboratory experience is preferred

  • Significant skill and knowledge in Laboratory Information System (LIS) applications / automated technology is preferred.

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