Mls/Mlt, Ascp

BJC Healthcare Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 6 months ago

Job ID: 1186710

Employment Status: Full-Time

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Department of Laboratories, Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH), is a full service laboratory, operating 24 hours a day. Laboratory Services are provided in Hematology, Immunology, Chemistry, Toxicology, Flow Cytometry, Cytology, Surgical Pathology, Microbiology, and Transfusion Medicine. Additionally, BJH operates a Histocompatibility Laboratory (HLA), blood donor/Pheresis Service, a Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, and Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Preservation Laboratory in support of the tertiary care mission of BJH and laboratory diagnostic needs of BJC HealthCare members and affiliates and other clients. The laboratory oversees point of care testing hospital-wide. Laboratory analysis is performed on specimens of blood, urine, other body fluids, and tissue specimens submitted for testing on order of a physician or other health care provider approved to order laboratory testing.

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Role Purpose

The Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practice

Responsibilities

Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.

Minimum Requirements

Degree

Bachelor's Degree - Physical/Life Science/related

Experience

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Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

Supervisor Experience

< 2 years

licenses & certifications

cert/lic in area of expertisebenefits statement

note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • pension plan*/403(b) plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • tuition assistance
  • health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • on-site fitness center (depending on location)
  • paid time off program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • pension does not apply to memorial hospital, memorial hospital east, memorial medical group, alton memorial or parkland health center

legal statement

the above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. it is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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licenses & certifications

cert/lic in area of expertisebenefits statement

note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • pension plan*/403(b) plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • tuition assistance
  • health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • on-site fitness center (depending on location)
  • paid time off program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • pension does not apply to memorial hospital, memorial hospital east, memorial medical group, alton memorial or parkland health center

legal statement

the above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. it is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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