Medical Laboratory Scientist

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Christiana Care

Medical Laboratory Scientist Part time -Evening/Midnight

Description:

Christiana Care Health System, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of âAmerica's Best Hospitalsâ by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.

Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting for a Part-time Medical Lab Scientist for the Wilmington General Lab Department. We are looking for someone to work the Evening and Midnight shifts. Monday through Friday working either 2:30pm - 11pm or 1030pm - 7am. Every other weekend 2:30pm - 11pm. Two to three holidays per year 2:30pm - 11pm.

Experience in Chemistry and Hematology is strongly preferred.

As Medical Lab Scientist I your responsibilities are:
Accurately performs all test procedures as listed in the procedure manual.
Performs and records all scheduled instrument preventative maintenance procedures.
Follows established quality control procedures, documenting corrective action if necessary.
Adheres to all turnaround times, documents calls as necessary, verifies critical values and specimen identification.
Verifies completion of all stat results and all routine results in a timely manner.
Records workload and other statistics into computer system as necessary.
Performs assigned work safely adhering to established department safety rules and practices.
Performs other related duties as instructed.
Requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology. ASCP Certification preferred, not required.
Knowledge of clinical laboratory techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of infection control techniques and procedures.
Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy.
Ability to use automated laboratory equipment.
Oral and written communication skills
At least one year of experience working as a Medical Technologist preferred.
Chemistry, urinalysis, hematology and coagulation experience preferred

**Please notethat if you are contacted for an HR interview, candidates must confirm qualifications by showing proof of one of the following to proceed:
Possess Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited college/university including course in biological sciences, chemistry and math and successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientists program within the last 5 years
60 semesters or equivalent for an accredited institution that, at a minimum includes either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses
24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours of Chemistry, 6 semester hours biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLS, or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60semester hours listed above), or at least three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual perform high complexity testing.

Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. This 241-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility includes an emergency department and helipad, and is supported by specialized centers for rehabilitation, advanced joint replacement, women's health, pediatrics, behavioral health and memory disorders. This location also offers diagnostic imaging, lab services and an on-site surgicenter. The Wilmington Hospital campus serves as Christiana Care's corporate headquarters and includes the Wilmington Annex, which hosts adolescent health services, an HIV program, a Community Health Access Program and the Wilmington Family Medical Center. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet® designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin

Location:

Wilmington, DE