Community Health Systems Medical Lab Scientist - Northwest Sahuarita Hospital - FT - Days in SAHUARITA, Arizona
This is an exciting opportunity at our new Northwest Sahuarita Hospital for a full-time Medical Lab Scientist in a busy hospital environment. You'll be working with an experienced team to provide high quality diagnostic materials for our patients.
Up to $3,000.00 sign on bonus for qualified experienced Medical Lab Scientist
Summary - Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory. Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed. Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Consistently monitors specimens to ensure that each specimen is appropriate for the test methodology utilized. Ensures that all tests are performed within turn around time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance. Performs and documents quality control, calibration, and instrument maintenance per departmental procedure; documenting all corrective action taken when systems deviate from laboratory established performance criteria. Consistently uses critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and correct issues that may adversely affect test performance or patient results. Performs proficiency testing within time guidelines as directed by departmental supervisors, and in the same manner as patient testing.
Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, five urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
If Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology - prior experience not required.
If Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry, biology, or microbiology - two (2) years experience in a clinical laboratory required;
If Associates degree or Equivalent military training - two (2) years experience of full time lab experience required.