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Medical Lab Scientist

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Perform diagnostic testing to assist physicians and other healthcare professionals in the screening, diagnosis and treatment of patients. Use comprehensive knowledge to accurately perform and evaluate highly complex laboratory testing in an efficient manner. Demonstrate behavioral skills that contribute to a productive work environment and provide excellent customer service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four years of progressive, successful experience in clinical laboratory medicine in the assigned discipline required.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Bachelors degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of education/experience combined (One year of education equals one year of experience) OR completion of a certified clinical program in medical laboratory science required. 
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork, and flexibility required.
  • Certified medical laboratory scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists MLS(ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT) or equivalent within 12 months eligibility/graduation required. Equivalent certifications include  Medical Technologist (MT (ASCP)) OR Clinical Laboratory Scientist certified by the National Credentialing Agency (CLS (NCA)) prior to 2004; have previously qualified as a technologist under 42 CFR.1433 §493.1491amended 01/19/93 [58 FR 5236] on or before 2/28/92; or International certification and qualification: International Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS(ASCPi) with approval from the ASCPi required.

  •  Individuals who were certified beginning January 1, 2004 maintaining their certification by participation in the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) Certification Maintenance Program (ASCP)CM required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in biology, microbiology, virology, molecular biology, or other laboratory-related science preferred.
  • Specialty certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency in assigned discipline preferred.


Job Details

Date Posted December 3, 2019
Date Closes December 18, 2019
Requisition 17059
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00