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Holland Hospital Medical Laboratory Scientist in Holland, Michigan

Work schedule includes every 3rd weekend and holiday rotation.

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services provides 24/7 laboratory service to over twenty thousand patients per month. Services are provided to a full spectrum of patients from those receiving emergency or critical care, to patients who are homebound or are residents of skilled nursing facilities, to fully ambulatory, relatively healthy outpatients. Members of the laboratory team include Phlebotomists who receive on the job training and collect samples, Specimen Processors that help prepare samples for testing and degreed positions including Cytotechs, Histotechs and Medical Laboratory Scientists who have all had a combination of 2-4 years of college and a period of clinical internship.

Works under the direction of the Manager of Technical Services conducting routine and complex tests for use in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of disease. Maintains skills and knowledge in the appropriate use and performance of clinical diagnostic tests. Follows approved policies and procedures for safe and efficient work practices, results reporting and documentation, and works closely with other health care professionals in the communication and interpretation of diagnostic findings. Develops and maintains a strong understanding of the laboratory information system.

Minimum Education/Training: BS in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or related field. Will consider MLT applicants. Advanced training in laboratory medicine. Internship at an accredited hospital laboratory.

Registration/Certification or License Required: Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS(ASCP) or equivalent or registry eligible.

Preferred Experience: Two years plus experience in a hospital clinical laboratory setting.

Physical Requirements: Lift and carry 25-35 lbs. Push/pull 50-100 lbs. (ie. empty bed, stretcher). Occasional walking. Occasional twisting bending, squatting, kneeling. Frequent sitting, standing, reaching. Frequent keyboard use. Frequent talking, hearing.