Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: PRN
Shift: Days Hours: Varied
Under minimal supervision the Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist is responsible for independently performing and reporting all test analyses according to physician orders in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, AABB, OSHA, CLIA, and JCAHO regulations to facilitate optimum quality patient care. The Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist Tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and include specimen processing, test performance and maintaining of test results. Some procedures are complex and require professional judgment.
Bachelor's Degree in the field of medical technology or related science required.
At least one year of clinical lab experience preferred.
ASCP or equivalent certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Medical Technologist. If certified after 2004, ASCP Certification Maintenance must be current.
Alternative for external candidates:
Eligible to take the ASCP Board of Review exam for Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP)CM.*
*Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire in order to retain position.
About St. Joseph Medical Center:
Located in the heart of Berks County in Reading, PA, St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873. The new 204 bed state of the art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2006 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization. Penn State Health St. Joseph is dedicated to the health, education and wellness of the community.
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