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MLS or MT-3

Requisition R133848 Market Youngstown, Ohio Department Microbiology - St. Elizabeth Shift Evenings/Nights Schedule Full-time

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  • Job Description

    Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

    Medical Laboratory Scientists (sometimes referred to as clinical laboratory scientists, or medical technologists) are responsible for performing all aspects of testing on patient samples in an attempt to detect the absence or presence of a number of diseases. These medical professionals may examine a host of different types of samples, including various body fluids, feces, cells and tissues. Upon conclusion of the testing, the Medical Laboratory Scientist will report back to the ordering physician and consult with him or her about the results.

    Essential Job Functions

    •             Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures; interprets and analyzes results. 

    •             Identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training and education.

    •             Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and validates lab equipment.

    •             Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control.

    •             Assists Lead, Supervisor, or Manager with inventory, schedules, and safety.

    •             Conducts competency assessments.

    •             May be responsible for developing and evaluating new methods of testing, depending on their experience and position.                     

    This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

    Licensing/Certification

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

    Education

    Bachelors, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science/Biology/Biochemistry

    through a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) approved program (required)

    Work Experience

    Externship program completed (required)

    Training

    None

    Skills

    Active Listening

    Service Orientation

    Coordination

    Verbal and Written Communication Skills

    Problem Solving

    Customer Service

    Organization

    Time Management

    Keyboarding

    Microsoft Office

    Telephone Skills

    Lab Information Systems

    Laboratory Diagnostic Tests

    Analyze data

    Laboratory equipment

    Quality assurance and control

    Documentation

    FDA health laws and regulations.

    Medical Terminology

    Working Conditions

    Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

    May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

    May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

    May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*

    May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*

    May have periods of constant interruptions

    Prolonged periods of working alone

    Other:  Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors

    * Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

    Physical Requirements

    Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   1-33%

    Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%

    Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33%

    Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%

    Stoop/Kneel   1-33%

    Crawling    1-33%

    Climbing    1-33%

    Balance    67-100%

    Bending    1-33%

    Sitting   67-100%

    Walking    67-100%

    Standing   67-100%

    Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

    Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

    Perform shift work

    Maneuver weight of patients

    Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

    Reach above shoulder

    Repetitive arm/hand movements

    Finger Dexterity

    Color Vision

    Acuity - far

    Acuity - near

    Depth perception

    Use of latex products

    Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

    Exposure to moving mechanical parts

    Exposure to dust/fumes

    Exposure to potential electrical shock

    Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy

    Exposure to high pitched noises

    Gaseous risk exposure

    Patient Population

    Neonates (0-4 weeks)

    Infant (1-12 months)

    Pediatrics (1-12 years)

    Adolescents (13-17 years)

    Adults (18-64 years)

    Geriatrics (65 years and older)

  • Additional Job Description
    Additional Job Description

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Evenings/Nights

Department:

Microbiology - St. Elizabeth

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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