Fairview Health Services  Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist

Specialty Laboratory

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Department Labs - IFC

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 05/15/2018

Job Number 18-72878

Job Description:

The Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist (MLS/MT) functions independently and as part of the team in the Hematopathology laboratory. The MLS/MT performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing in the Immunophenotyping laboratory using cells from a variety of patient samples. Testing includes processing, staining, and performing testing using 10 color flow cytometry and Kaluza software. The MLS/MT acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results in the flow cytometry and special heme laboratory. The MLS processes peripheral blood and bone marrow samples, making and staining slides for pathology interpretation, occasionally assisting on a bone marrow sample collection. The MLS/MT works closely with fellows and pathologists to interpret data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. The MLS/MT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory and other departments, to promote customer satisfaction. The MLS/MT participates in laboratory performance improvement activities.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's in a related laboratory field including the related lab practicum or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA'88 (Preferred BS in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology).

Must possess or be eligible to received appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification (ASCP or AMT). HEW certification is also recognized. If not certified, must obtain certification within 1 year of eligibility/hire or 2.5 years if seeking a specialty certification.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.