Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS-MT

Company Name:
St. Luke's Hospital
Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS-MT
Department: 01 CLINICAL LAB
Schedule: Unscheduled (Casual)
Shift: As scheduled
Hours: .00, as scheduled, Req # - 12429
Job Details:
Bachelors degree is required


The Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS-MT performs laboratory analysis, evaluates laboratory results and reports results promptly and accurately. Recognizes and solves basic laboratory problems, supervises other laboratorians and assists in maintenance of laboratory systems.


Education:Bachelors Degree in MLS/MT, or Bachelors Degree in Applied Science plus required experience.

Experience:If applicant has a Bachelors Degree in an Applied Science, then must have two (2) years full-time experience as a Medical Lab Technician (MLT) and have worked in ALL of the following areas: Transfusion Services, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology AND Clinical Microscopy.
Licensure/Certification/Registration:ASCP Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) within 6 months of hire.




Licensure/Certification/Registration:ASCP Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) at the time of hire.


Knowledge of current clinical laboratory procedures and policies; knowledge of laboratory test results and their correlation with physiologic condition; knowledge of laboratory safety practices; technical ability in the following clinical laboratory departments hematology, chemistry, immunohematology and blood banking, microbiology, serology, coagulation and urinalysis. Ability to organize work and meet deadlines; extensive ability to perform duties accurately and efficiently, often while under stress; to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; to operate and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments; to maintain absolute accuracy in regard to patient name, Id number and results; to maintain accurate records.

READING- Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

WRITING- Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.

SPEAKING- Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS- Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY- Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Stand - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Reach with hands and arms - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Color Vision.


Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)

Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)

Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)


Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)


Regularly exposed to risk of bloodborne diseases. Exposed to reagents used in laboratory testing; may be exposed to/occasionally exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Exposed to hazards from electrical and mechanical equipment.

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