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Medical Laboratory Scientist - $10,000 Student Loan Repayment,days, alternating weekends (6517)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's Hospital & Medical Center is growing and hiring a Medical Laboratory Scientist to perform patient laboratory testing, instrument calibration, maintenance troubleshooting, quality control testing, and equipment function verification in the areas of hematology, microscopy, coagulation, chemistry, microbiology, virology and serology. Report and interpret laboratory test results and advises and consults with the medical, nursing and laboratory staff. 

Essential Functions/Competencies

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1.       Performs laboratory tests on patient specimens in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Microscopy, Coagulation, Microbiology, Virology and Serology to assist in identifying medical disorders and to monitor ongoing patient therapy.


2.       Utilizes LIS for reporting patient results, documenting quality control and distribution of data.


3.       Checks instrument calibration and reagent reactivity by assaying quality control specimens to assure accurate patient test results.


4.       Evaluates results of patient testing, quality control and survey testing, takes appropriate action to prevent compromises in patient care.


5.       Participates throughout the calendar year in proficiency testing.


6.       Performs troubleshooting, function checks and maintenance procedures to keep equipment and instruments in proper working order.


7.       Maintains adequate inventory levels and stocking of supplies and reagents.


8.       Supports new staff in training as necessary.


9.       Prepares specimens to be sent to referral laboratories and reports test results as they are returned.


10.    Obtains blood specimens from patients using standardized capillary or venipuncture procedures as ordered by the physician.


11.    Consults with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals concerning requested services and test results.


12.     Performs the duties of Charge Technologist as stated in the Policies and Procedures Manual when assigned.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



1.        Performs other duties as assigned



  • Skill in performing capillary and venipuncture collections
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Technology or related science, which includes a one-year internship in an approved clinical laboratory required



  • Current and valid Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or equivalent certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathology or other equivalent certifying agency required, within six months of hire


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Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2018
Date Closes December 12, 2018
Requisition 929601-13366
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Non-Complex Lab
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
alternating weekends
Hours 32 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 19-1042.00 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Medical Technology
  • Pediatric Care

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