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Medical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiology - $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

Boulder Community Health
Boulder, Colorado, US
Closing date
Jun 25, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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Half Time, Various shifts, 20 hours/week.

Pay Range is between $27.54-$41.30/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience.

$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Available! *not available for current BCH staff or rehires.

Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World ‘Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.


The Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) will be able to perform routine and special diagnostic procedures. The level of analyses performed may range from point of care testing to complex testing, involving all major areas of the clinical laboratory. The MT/MLS/MLT will have diverse functions in areas of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes. In addition, the MT/MLS/MLT will have responsibilities related to information processing, training and quality control within the laboratory.


Education or Formal Training

Associates degree or higher in chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology; or
Associates degree or higher, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry); or
Have education equivalent to at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours), including 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) of medical laboratory technology courses; or
Have education equivalent to at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours), including 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) of science courses that include 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) of chemistry, 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) of biology, and 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination; or
Completion of a clinical laboratory training program.

Copy of diploma, certificate, or academic transcript required.

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

MT/MLS/MLT certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT); OR
Sectional certification depending on lab section (e.g. M(ASCP) for Microbiology, H(ASCP) for Hematology, etc.); OR
Specialty certification depending on lab section (e.g. SC(ASCP) for Specialist in Chemistry, SBB(ASCP) for Specialist in Blood Bank, etc.); OR
Certification registry eligible and certified within one year of becoming eligible (must present confirmation page of scheduled test date at time of hire).

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

Past work performance with minimal supervision desirable.
Ability to work well with people and within the team concept of patient care.
Reasoning ability and good independent judgement.
Ability to work under stress - multiple demands at one time.
Ability to communicate verbal and/or written effectively with other hospital personnel and with patients
Rigid accuracy in the identification and reporting of numbers, names, and results.
Willingness to work any shift and/or weekends.

Familiarity with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and The Joint Commission (TJC) laboratory regulations.


Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electronic, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, etc.

Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat, and sit.
Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.


Run appropriate laboratory technical equipment.
Use laboratory information system.
Instruct new employees and orient through the department in which they are working.
Wash glassware.
May be designated lab supervisor on weekends or holidays.
Accurately charges lab procedures.

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

Location: Boulder Community Health · Lab FH
Schedule: Half time, Various shifts, 8 hour shifts; Hours TBD with the right candidate.
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