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Medical Laboratory Scientist Lead - Laboratory

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Reading, PA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Science, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health NetworkLocation: US:PA:ReadingWork Type: Full TimeFTE: 1.0Shift: Days
Hours: Varied
*Experienced/Certified Medical Lab Scientist may qualify for up to a $5,000 sign on bonus!JOB SUMMARY:
This position, the Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist under minimal supervision, is responsible for independently performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues that includes standardized microscopic, chemical, and/or bacteriological testing. All the Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist t esting is performed in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, OSHA, CLIA, and Joint Commission regulations and guidelines. Test results are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

Baccalaureate degree in medical laboratory science, or related science

MT (ASCP) - Medical Technologist or MLS (ASCP) - Medical Laboratory Scientist, American Society of Clinical Pathology, Health and Human Services Certification. CM required if certified after 2004.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in the specific discipline(s)


Extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of clinical laboratory science.

Working knowledge of recent laboratory developments, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology appropriate to the field of specialization.

Ability to perform assigned tasks according to procedures and to make accurate observations and records of test result.

Skilled in the use of medical laboratory equipment in the performance of required tests and examinations.


Excellent computer skills

Proficient in Work and Excel

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent teaming skills

Excellent problem solving skills

Ability to work independently
St. Joseph Medical Center offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:· Health, Vision, and Dental plans effective first day of hire· Wellness programs· Employee discounts· Generous Paid time off for work/life balance
About St. Joseph Medical Center:L ocated in the heart of Berks County in Reading, PA, St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873. The new 204 bed state of the art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2006 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization. Penn State Health St. Joseph is dedicated to the health, education and wellness of the community.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance. IND123 #LI-TB1
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