Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)- Microbiology

Ascension Health
Baltimore County, Maryland, US
Jun 06, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Biology, Statistics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
We Are Hiring
FT, Day, 7:00AM-3:30PM, Monday - Friday, rotating weekends and holidays.
Microbiology Lab
What You Will Do
Perform routine diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens independently.
- Perform, validate, interpret, document and report laboratory test results.
- May collect and process specimens.
- Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Execute and evaluate quality control and quality assurance procedures.
- Document and report as required by regulatory agencies.
- Understand and participate in all aspect of clinical laboratory testing; pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical.
- Anticipate and maintain required supplies for uninterrupted testing.
- Assist with data collection or special projects as assigned.
- Assist in documentation, evaluation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.
- Assist in training and mentoring MLTs, new associates and students
What You Will Need
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
- Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.
- Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.
- Medical Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB) preferred.
- Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) preferred.
- Bachelor's degree in medical technology, medical laboratory scientist, human sciences or education qualifications as stated per CLIA requirements required.
Additional Preferences
- Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology.
- 1 year Microbiology experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team
Serving the greater Baltimore area, Ascension Saint Agnes is recognized as an employer that provides an open, highly collaborative work environment where our workforce reflects the diversity of those we serve. We offer a place of respect and inclusion for all associates as well as a rich learning environment and countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. As an associate, you will find rewarding career opportunities within our 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, the Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center and Saint Agnes Foundation. When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
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