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Lead Medical Lab Technologist/Scientist (MLT/MLS) - Mercy Health Anderson Hospital

Requisition R091174 Market Cincinnati, OH Department Blood Bank - Anderson Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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** Sign on bonus available, up to $10,000 ​**

The Lead Medical Lab Scientist assists physicians and other specialists by performing all aspects of testing on blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids, the results of which can then be used to diagnose and treat patients. In addition, the Lead Medical Lab Scientist participates and assumes responsibility for the daily operations of their section and laboratory.  

Essential Job Functions
•    Reports quality patient results in a timely manner from section of responsibility.
•    Responsible for achieving desired fiscal performance.
•    Stays current in laboratory theory and techniques.
•    Maintains regulatory compliance of their lab section.
•    Responsible for quality control, proficiency testing, instrument maintenance, staff competency.
•    Prepares section schedules. 
•    Provides recommendations for process improvement. 
•    Oversees training and orientation of personnel.
•    Performs routine, moderate, and highly complex laboratory diagnostic tests. 
•    Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to determine the presence, extent, cause, and treatment of disease. 
•    Follows quality control programs, assuring the accuracy and reliability of test results.  
•    Monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instruments and equipment.  
•    Assists with training of new employees and students in the use of lab equipment and testing procedures. 
•    Performs computer function on both Lab Information Systems (LIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS). 
•    Participates in continuing education in respective areas of expertise.  
•    Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control
•    Assists with inventory control and maintaining supply levels for the department.  
•    Maintains compliance of their section with all appropriate agencies (CAP, TJC, OSHA, CLIA.)
•    Completes schedules for department and updates time/schedule as necessary for daily operations.  
•    Responsible for achieving desired fiscal performance. 
•    Submits and reviews The College of American Pathologists (CAP) proficiency testing.
•    Assumes manager's duties and responsibilities in their absence.  

MLS Medical Lab Scientist Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)

Bachelors, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science/Biology/Biochemistry
through a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) approved program (required) 

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:


Work Shift:



Blood Bank - Anderson

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 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

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

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