Medical Lab Scientist - Infectious Disease (Evening Shift)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Internal Number: R4185
We are recruiting for a Medical Lab Scientist - Infectious Disease (Evening Shift) to join our team!
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Job Summary Under minimal supervision, independently performs, authenticates and reports all tests analyses according to laboratory policies and procedures. Performs required Quality Control and maintenance to ensure valid and accurate test results. Records and maintains appropriate documentation to support pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical testing components. Identifies and resolves problems with test analysis and consults with the supervisors, Director of Laboratory Administration, or the Director of Services when appropriate and according to established protocol. Facilitates quality patient care outcomes in a timely manner.
Evening shift position in Microbiology, rotating every 5th weekend in Molecular. Must be willing to help with overnight shift coverage.
Performs required competencies, proficiency testing, quality control, maintenance, testing, and authenticates all results per departmental procedures and regulatory requirements. Trains for new technology or new testing as new technology or testing is released. (25%)
Provides troubleshooting assistance and support to technical staff and with the vendors to ensure uptime and testing turnaround times with equipment and for testing procedures. (25%)
Analyzes pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical quality control and specimen requirements to ensure accurate results. (20%)
Advises and consults with the appropriate supervisor regarding troubleshooting, investigations, and quality control issues. (15%)
Assists in teaching, training, staff development, and competencies for the laboratory and the MLS program. (15%)
Bachelor's Degree Required
MLSASCP-Medical Laboratory Scientist - ASCP - American Society for Clinical Pathology Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Familiar with regulatory compliance in QC and competency requirements.
Good communication and customer relation skills to ensure patient safety and quality processes in the laboratory.
Ability to perpetuate teamwork
Ability to organize and prioritize work within the department.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to troubleshoot testing, equipment, and quality issues
Evening (United States of America)
$30.53 - $45.87 / hr
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
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Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.