Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA is currently seeking a labor pool Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Scientist for in Blood Bank.
Job Summary: The MT/MLS Medical Laboratory Scientist performs technical procedures in such areas as Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, Blood Bank, Point of Care Testing, Urinalysis and Microbiology according to established Protocols and standard operating procedures. Perform routine maintenance of departmental equipment and procedures to include inventory control, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. The Medical Laboratory Scientist assists in the training of new and existing personnel as well as students. May perform specimen collection, specimen processing and phlebotomy as applicable. May perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology; Clinical Lab Science or equivalent degree in health science. Alternative must meet eligibility requirements for ASCP.
Certification: ASCP registered MLS Medical Lab Scientist or eligible or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in clinical laboratory preferred. Ability to operate technology/equipment consistent with current industry standards. Working knowledge of computers desired.