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Medical Laboratory Scientist II

University of Maryland Medical System
Eudowood, MD
Closing date
Nov 28, 2023

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Science, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
Job Description


FT Day; 7am to 3:30pm


The Medical Laboratory Scientist II (MLS II) role, under general supervision, performs analyses on a variety of sample types. Maintains proper records and utilizes independent judgement to generate acceptable test results. Responsible for quality, efficiency and safety in the performance of laboratory functions. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team.

Key Responsibilities

Independently performs waived, moderate and high complexity testing using manual and automated processes. Complies and participates with all regulatory agency guidelines (CLIA 88, TJC, CAP, FDA, etc.) and addresses concerns as needed.

Independently identifies and resolves analytical problems, troubleshoots equipment issues and takes corrective action in evaluating testing procedures, patient results and specimen integrity; seeks guidance when necessary.

Independently reviews and records quality control and determines the acceptability of testing, patient results, and instrument function by applying the principles of QA/QC daily.

Responds to clinical and customer concerns, independently resolves customer issues in a confidential manner, employing integrity and discretion.

Assists with development and modification of procedures and assumes additional responsibilities when appropriate.

Independently troubleshoots and resolves problems and documents corrective actions.

Attends/Leads mandatory education, training, and in-service meetings specific to department.

Performs duties as assigned related to the job description.

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