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Avera Marshall Medical Laboratory Scientist - Lead in Le Mars, Iowa

Come join our award-winning team at Floyd Valley Healthcare in our Laboratory Department!\

**$5000.00 SIGN ON / RETENTION BONUS!!

Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, IA has a Full-time position (40 hours per week various shifts however mostly day shifts) in our Laboratory Department for a Lead Blood Bank Medical Lab Scientist. We are looking for an AMAZING Lead Blood Bank Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) with a "Get It Done" attitude! The ability to work with a TEAM in a collaborative and communicative environment is a MUST! Floyd Valley Healthcare has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award ®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Floyd Valley Healthcare has been ranked within the top 100 hospitals of similar size based on number of beds, of which there were for categories. Responsibilities:

  • The Blood Bank Lead MLS serves as a resource to lab staff, maintains all inventory for the department, trains new staff to the department, and conducts blood bank competencies for lab staff.

  • The Blood Bank Lead MLS provides phlebotomy on adults, children, and infants by venipuncture or capillary methods and direct arterial punctures. Perform routine and special laboratory testing, recording, and test result reporting within established turnaround times. Interpret analytical findings/results to assess compliance with hospital and industry standards. Perform specimen collection, handling, processing, and testing following established procedures; perform instrument maintenance, calibrations, and function checks. Assist in evaluating new tests and/or new procedures; perform instrument maintenance, calibrations, and function checks. Assist in evaluating new tests and/or procedures; perform quality control, proficiency testing and remedial action for unacceptable results. Provides phlebotomy on adults, children, and infants by venipuncture or capillary methods and direct arterial punctures.

  • Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. start time.

  • Every 5 weekend, 12-hour weekend shifts form 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • 1 or 2 scheduled holidays per year.

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science.

  • Four years of experience and training in the high complexity area.

  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist from the ASCP or AMT required within 12 month of hire.

  • BLS a plus; certification is required as an employee.

  • Mandatory Reporter training certificate a plus; certification is required as an employee.

  • Vaccinations for MMR, Flu and COVID-19 are required. Individuals who are seeking an exemption from these requirements for medical or religious reason should contact Human Resources for details.

    We are proud to offer:

  • IPERS Retirement

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Wellness Program

  • Student Loan Assistance – new benefit to assist employees with student loan debt!

  • Fitness center

  • Paid time off

  • Pay based on experience

  • Weekend and shift differentials.

  • Education opportunities for advanced certification

    About Floyd Valley Healthcare: Floyd Valley Healthcare is a 25-bed critical access hospital and is located in Le Mars, Iowa home of "The Ice Cream Capital of the World!" Floyd Valley Healthcare has had a rich history of serving the healthcare needs of people in Le Mars, Iowa and the surrounding communities. Today Floyd Valley includes the hospital, family medicine clinics in Le Mars, Marcus and Remsen, public health and Park Place Estates Assisted Living. We serve people in their homes through home health and home medical services. Floyd Valley Healthcare is licensed by the State of Iowa, affiliated with the Avera System of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is a member of the Iowa and American Hospital Associations.

    Background check is required.

    EOE F/M/V/D/SO

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