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MLS Medical Lab Scientist

  • Ascension
  • Fort Scott, KS, United States
  • May 10, 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

MLS Medical Lab Scientist

Full-Time, Night Shift

Ascension Via Christi Laboratory - Fort Scott, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Offering emergency room, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services in Fort Scott, Kansas.

These critical services are offered in approximately 16,000-square feet of clinical space at the former hospital location. Ascension Via Christi Hospital’s Emergency Room in Fort Scott is open around the clock to treat injuries ranging from minor to the most serious.

Services include:

  • 24-hour immediate coverage by emergency medicine physicians

  • A comprehensive quality assessment program

  • Back-up care for rural and community hospitals

  • Continued education of the nursing and the trauma team

  • Prevention efforts and an active outreach program for referring communities

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to perform routine diagnostic/analytic testing of laboratory specimens, and interpret, documents and report test results in compliance with department procedures and applicable regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements, validates, and reports laboratory test results.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Conducts quality control and quality assurance testings.
  • Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
  • Assists with data collection or special projects as assigned.
  • Assists in documentation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Certified Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Certified Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Certified Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. Certification through the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) will also be accepted.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of Customer Service experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. Please see the link below for more information. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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