This is a contract job opportunity. Potential for perm
Position:Medical Laboratory Scientist 7224
Location: Jacksonville FL
Schedule: see below
Projected duration: 6 months plus potential for perm
Job code: CVDJP00027224
Benefits are available
Florida MT license is required for this role**
Generalist experience required – [Coag,Hem,UA, Etc.]
Schedule: 12 Hour Shifts – Thursday Friday Saturday – 7 PM – 7:30 AM
Responsibilities are interchangeable within job titles of medical laboratory scientist (MLS), medical technologist or clinical laboratory scientist.
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria. Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality. Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
Prepare, test, and evaluate new reagents or controls. Report accurate and timely test results to deliver quality patient care.
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures.
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary. Assist with processing of specimens when needed. Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems is a plus. High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen. Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements.
Minimum 2-4 years of clinical laboratory testing experience is required.