Medical Lab Scientist III

Seton Health Round Rock , TX 78664

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary:

The Medical Lab Scientist III performs laboratory testing of patient specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents and reports test results.

  • Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and references ranges for test methods.

  • Serves as a resource to staff as needed.

  • Meets Medical Lab Scientist II expectations.

  • Participates in activities that result in product standardization and cost savings or cost control. Coordinates daily operation of section/shift including inventory, performance management of equipment and quality control/assurance.

  • Assists lead/manager with regulatory requirements including collating data for inspections and writing procedures/policies per CLSI (NCCLS) standards.

  • Collaborates with department lead or manager to meet identified needs/goals of the departments. Supports the liaison program with developing needs and information for other areas of the healthcare team. Functions as a lead technician in the lead's absence as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • May be required to be "on-call."

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified Medical Laboratory Scientist credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) .

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required and Two (2) years of laboratory experience at the level of a Medical Laboratory Scientist II is required. May substitute for all of the required experience with one of the following specialty certifications: Specialist in Blood Banking SBB(ASCP), Microbiology SM(ASCP), Hematology SH(ASCP), Chemistry SC(ASCP), Cytotechnology SCT(ASCP), or Lab Safety SLS(ASCP); or Diplomate in Laboratory Management DLM(ASCP).

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