Medical Lab Scientist - Core Lab - Mercy Health Queen City Medical Center

Mercy Health Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training and education.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs and reports waived, moderately complex, and highly complex testing as defined by CLIA. Uses set protocols and guidelines and independent judgment to evaluate the credibility and accuracy of test results. Records, reviews, releases test results in the LIS. Utilizes computer reports for optimal turnaround times and productivity.

  • Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots clinical laboratory analyzers and equipment within the scope of training including: routine preventative maintenance, reagent preparation, calibrations, and safety checks. Keeps appropriate persons informed of instrument problems and resolutions.

  • Remains current in the field through completion of all mandatory competencies and training modules, regular review of departmental policies and procedures and participation in continuing education opportunities. Able to assist in training of new staff and students. Able to assist in performing competencies for highly complex and moderately complex testing (with appropriate B.S. degree).

  • Performs and records all quality control. Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated. Keeps appropriate persons informed of ongoing problems and resolution of problems.

  • Accessions and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit. Evaluates samples for acceptability. Demonstrates competency in obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture or skin puncture within scope of training.

  • Performs customer service duties, including answering and directing phone calls, relaying and faxing test results, trouble shooting specimen problems including missing orders and specimens.

  • Fields customer complaints/concerns and addresses as necessary.

Required Education: 4yr Bachelors Degree- Health Science or equivalent

Will accept MLS/MT or MLT degree

Required: Registry Eligible as a Medical Laboratory Technician

Preferred: Registered as a Medical Laboratory Technician

Shift/ Schedule

PRN position needed in the Core Lab. Need coverage on some weekends and one holiday per year.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0.01

Work Shift:

Days/Nights (United States of America)

Department:

Core Laboratory

  • West

  • Queen City

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health

  • Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours

  • Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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