Medical Laboratory Scientist | Microbiology | Full

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

We have an opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to work in the Microbiology Section of the Medical Laboratory Department! This is a midnight shift position. Hours are generally 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Every third weekend required. Holidays as required.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
Accurately performs all test procedures as listed in the procedure manual
Performs and records all scheduled instrument preventative maintenance procedures
Follows established quality control procedures, documenting corrective action if necessary
Adheres to all turnaround times, documents calls as necessary, verifies critical values and specimen identification
Verifies completion of all stat results and all routine results in a timely manner
Records workload and other statistics into computer system as necessary

Education and experience requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science
ASCP Certification preferred
Knowledge of clinical laboratory practices
Knowledge of infection control
Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy
Skill in the use of automated laboratory equipment

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1083528

Posted On: Dec 07, 2022

Updated On: Jan 06, 2023

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